Nicholas Previti was a 39 year resident of the Town of Newburgh. He entered into rest, peacefully at home on Sunday, July 26, 2015. He was 68.
The son of the late Stephen Previti and Dora Blum Previti, he was born on May 14, 1947 in the Bronx, NY.
Survivors include his loving daughter, Doriann Previti and her significant other, Michael R. Wiley Jr.; his loving daughter, at home, Stephanie Previti and her significant other, Joseph Lipscomb; six grandchildren, Taylor Wiley, Ariel Wiley, Joseph Lipscomb, Jamal Lipscomb, Belle Wiley, and Michael Wiley; former spouse, Margaret Kratochwil; as well as many other "brothers" and friends.
Nick was a very active, dedicated, and generous member of the community. He served as a 4X past and present Commander of the American Legion Post 1420 of the Town of Newburgh. Nick truly enjoyed this position and loved being around his "Veteran brothers". Nick also served as 9th District Baseball Chairman, helping out at our local stadium and helping "his boy's", the "Newburgh Nuc's". He also served as Veterans supervisor for St. Mary's Veterans food pantry, in which he played a very active role in helping bag and distribute foods and goods to those in need. Nick truly dedicated much of his time helping in the community.
Nick served in the U.S. Navy from 1966 - 1971, during the Vietnam War. Over the years, he played an active role in bringing together many of his shipmates from the U.S.S. Ramsey, to whom he cared for deeply and had shared many memories with.
Nick was a "Broadway Star" when he was a child, starring in numerous plays and theater performances. Nick also appeared as a cover model for "Pepsodent" toothpaste.
"Our father and grandfather will truly be missed by us and by so many of the people he has met and helped over the years".
Visitation for family and friends will take place Friday, July 31st from 3 to 7 p.m. at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 N. Plank Rd., Newburgh, NY. Graveside service will commence 10 a.m. Saturday, August 1st at Orange County Veterans Cemetery, 111 Craigsville Rd., Goshen, NY. Father William Scafidi will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Legion Post 1420, P.O. Box 7401, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.