Nicholas J. Arseniu

Feb. 19, 1935 – May 10, 2021

Nicholas J. Arseniu, 86, of Altoona, died Monday morning at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late John and Viola (Charras) Arseniu.

He married Patricia Steinmetz, who preceded him in death Sept. 18, 2006.

Nicholas retired in 1985 as a self-employed owner of Ford Vending of South New Jersey and Philadelphia with 30 years’ service.

Nick was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Altoona.

He was a 1953 graduate of Altoona High School and attended Holy Cross Seminary, Boston, Mass., for one year.

Nicholas was a past member of Lions Club of Maple Shade, N.J., and Kiwanis Club of North Philadelphia and enjoyed being with his family, horse racing and playing cards.

He served in the U.S. Army as a Private First Class.

Nick is survived by two children, Kimberly A. Arseniu of Stuart, Fla., and Jason J. Arseniu of Duncansville; a grandson, Dustin Arseniu and great-grandson, Nicholas Arseniu, both of Waynesville, N.C.; and a sister, Judith Parson, of Altoona.

Mr. Arseniu was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and James Arseniu; and three sisters: Elizabeth Gregory, Anna Hanlin and Gloria Cohen.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday,

May 14, 2021, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, with Father Joseph Cervo, celebrant.

Friends will be received from 9 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday,

May 14, 2021, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1431 13th Ave., Altoona.

Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home, Altoona.