Nicholas J. Cristino, 96, of Wadsworth died April 27, 2018 at Alter Care of Wadsworth. Nicholas was born December 17, 1921 in Ravenna, Ohio to Matteo and Philomena Cristino. He married Constance Moore in June 1949.

Nick served in the US Navy and retired from Standard Oil after many years; he then worked at the Steiner Center and Colonial Hills Golf Course.

Nick was preceded in death by sister Bella; brothers Frank, George, and Michael.

He is survived by his loving wife Connie. Together they had two sons that survived; Matthew (Patricia), Richard (Carol); grandchildren Nicholas (Brittany), William (Tina), Traci Lynn, Erica, Crissy, and Nicolas; great-grandchildren Charles, Adyson, Carter and Lucy; sisters Antoinette Smith and Dorthea Mackle; and many nieces and nephews.

Nick was the most selfless brother, husband, dad, and grandfather whose greatest happiness came from seeing his family happy. He will forever be remembered for his unwavering generosity and unconditional love. We will miss him immensely, but his spirit will live on forever in our hearts.

Friends and family are welcome to join in a memorial service that will be conducted at 12:30pm Wednesday at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth. Interment with Military Honors will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at 2pm.