Nick W. Masters Sr.

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Nick W. Masters Sr.

August 13, 1929 - November 05, 2018

Nick W. Masters Sr., 89, of New Castle passed away the evening of Nov. 5, 2018, at his residence.
Born on Aug. 13, 1929, in New Castle, he was the son of the late Charles and Anna Capatt Masters. On July 20, 1954, he married his beloved wife, the former Betty J. Beck, who preceded him in death on July 14, 1988.
Nick worked as a steelworker with B&W Steel until his retirement. He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Church.
Nick served his country as a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War era.
He enjoyed bowling, playing bocce at Charlies Place and playing softball in his early years. Most important to Nick was being surrounded by his family and spending time with them. He was known as a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather and will be sadly missed.
Nick is survived by his children, Nick Masters Jr., William "Bill" Masters, Terri Ritter and husband George, Rose Herr and Anita Lombaiso, all of New Castle; a brother, Chuck Masters Jr. of New Castle;11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, Nick was preceded in death by a son, Walter Masters; a daughter, Patty Masters-McVay; one granddaughter, Baby Ritter; and one great-grandson, Joseph Sneed.
Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home & Crematory, 941 S. Mill St. The New Castle Area Honor Guard will conduct Military Honors at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Friday. A procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. for St Joseph the Worker Church, where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., conducted by Rev. Father William Siple.
Interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on November 6, 2018
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Gary Zarilla
Nov 07, 2018
One of the nicest guys I ever met and a hell of a bocce player. A lot of bocce players in the New Castle area will have to go through Tommy John surgery because of him. He used to wear hitters out. Always had kind words for everybody and a smile on his face. He will be sadly missed.