Nicholas G. Van Buskirk

April 06, 1940 ‒ February 02, 2011

Bellville, Ohio

BELLVILLE: Nicholas G. Van Buskirk, 70, of Bellville, passed away Wednesday morning February 2, 2011 in Joel Pomerene Memorial Hospital in Millersburg.

Born April 6, 1940, Nicholas graduated from Hanover High School in Pennsylvania. Nicholas excelled as a student at Penn State University and earned his bachelors degree in Engineering.

He then worked at Westinghouse and Electrolux as Vice President of Engineering. Later in his career he worked at

Therm-O-Disc.

He enjoyed playing golf and during football season was proud to cheer for his Penn State Nittany Lions.

Nicholas attended Lexington Church of Christ.

He is survived by his loving wife Sandy Van Buskirk of Bellville; son Nicholas Van Buskirk, Jr.; a daughter Tina (Nick) Lucarelli; step children Brent (Christy) Potts and Mitchell (Melissa) Potts; eight grandchildren; and sisters Karen and Loie.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

His family will receive friends Sunday, February 6, 2011 from 1-4 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will be Monday at 1 p. m. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery.

Private online condolences to the family are encouraged by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com