Nicholas Pope

Obituary of Nicholas M. Pope

Nicholas M. Pope, 38, of Carbondale, PA, (formerly of Jim Thorpe, PA) unexpectedly passed away Friday, April 9, 2021. Nick was born February 2, 1983 in Brooklyn, NY and was a Jim Thorpe area resident for most of his life.

He is survived by his loving mother and father, Gregory and Lucia Ann Pope of Jim Thorpe; his loving and devoted wife Stephanie Dakis-Pope; son, Leonidas Pope; two sisters, Luciana and Francesca Pope; father-in-law, George Dakis; mother-in-law, Ann Viesti; five sister-in-law's; Bonnie-Marie Dakis (Jason Steinbrecher), Christine Howell (Peter), Danielle Strause (Justin); Sarah Anderson (Brian), Cassandra Dakis (Ben Peters); nieces and nephews; Marcello and Aida Pope, Benjamin VonOtto Steinbrecher, Kayleigh and Peter Jackson Howell and Justin Strause.

Nick graduated with the 2001 class of Jim Thorpe High School. As a tri-athlete, he played basketball, football and baseball. He was an animal lover, an avid baseball player, and enjoyed sports memorabilia, ancient history, music and watching NASCAR.

Nick's proudest accomplishment was being a father to his son, Leonidas. He will be forever missed in the hearts of his family and friends as a loving, caring and compassionate soul.

A celebration of Nick's life was held on Sunday, April 18th, 2021 at the Mauch Chunk Rod and Gun Club in Jim Thorpe, PA from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with an outdoor memorial service at 3:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, condolences in memory were sent to: 49 Grove St, Carbondale, PA 18407.

Arrangements were entrusted to Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Carbondale, PA.

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Sunday
18
April

Visitation

2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, April 18, 2021
Mauch Chunk Rod and Gun Club
Resevior Road
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, United States
Sunday
18
April

Memorial Service

3:00 pm
Sunday, April 18, 2021
Mauch Chunk Rod and Gun Club
Resevior Road
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, United States
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