Victor H. “Nook” Appolloni, Jr. 72 of Martins Ferry, Ohio died Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.
He was born June 19, 1943 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late Victor H. and Kathleen Roseman Appolloni.
Nook was a retired steelworker for the Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation’s Mingo Junction Mill and a US Navy veteran of the Vietnam Conflict. He was a diehard Cleveland and Ohio State Buckeye fan, an avid reader and movie buff. Nook enjoyed taking friends to flea markets and loved spending time with family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Holly Ann Krupa and a sister, Joan Krause.
Surviving are his wife, Kim A. Traversa Appolloni, two sons, Derek Appolloni of Bellaire, Ohio and Emilio Appolloni of Martins Ferry, Ohio, two sisters, Phyllis Sturgeon of North Olmsted, Ohio and Donna Daugherty of St. Cloud, Florida, his brother, Jack Appolloni of Anchorage, Alaska, son-in-law, Robert Krupa, Jr. of Shadyside and his granddaughter, Alexis Krupa of Shadyside.
Nook requested that there be no services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Martins Ferry Student Athletic Growth Fund, 5001 Ayres Limestone Road, Martins Ferry, Ohio 43935.
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I will always miss you, my dear uncle. We were so close in age that you were more like a big brother to me. I love your kind gentle heart and caring ways. The entire family is in mourning at your loss. Rest in peace Uncle Nook. I will always love you.
You are now at home and in the hands of the Lord, Nook, you were always special and a very special gift God gave us when he gave you to us. I will always remember you as being so kind and generous! You have joined the rest of our family who is already with the Lord. Thank you for being you. We love you and always will and see you later!