Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital surrounded by his family, on Thursday January 11, 2018 at the age of 86.

Nicola was born in Curinga Cantanzaro, Italy.

He was predeceased by his parents  Sebestiano Piraino and Anna Desando.

Beloved husband of the late Rosa.

Loved father of Anna Novello (Pat), Sam Piraino (Nancy) and Rick Piraino (Melissa).

Adored Nonno of Melissa Staal (Ian), Stephen Novello (Paige), Brandon Piraino (Melissa), Kristian Piraino and Nicholas and Thomas Piraino.  Bis Nonno to Sophie and Reid Staal.

Dear brother of Peter (late Lina), late Concetta (late Nick) and Constenza (late Nick). Fondly remembered by his sisters-in-law in Italy and many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to visit at the Arthur Funeral Home- Barton & Kiteley Chapel on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 9 am until funeral service in the chapel at 11 am.  Rev. Mr. Len Monico officiating.


Memorial contributions to the Diabetes Association or Cystic Fibrosis would be appreciated.

Our sincere thank you to Dr. Fera and the nursing staff on 3C for their compassion and care of our father.