|Passed away on April 2, 2017 at age 85. Beloved husband for 55 years of Marina (nee Ignatjevs). Loving Dad and father-in-law to Lisa and David Pook and Paul and Pamela Sviatoslavsky. Proud Dedushka to Nicholas (fiancée Caitlin) and Matthew Pook, and Isabelle and Justina Sviatoslavsky. Loved brother and brother-in-law to Olga and George Nazaroff, the late Igor and Wanda Sviatoslavsky, Nina and Robert East, the late Dmitry Ignatiev and Kristin (Andy) Cmeyla, and the late Ksenija Ignatjevs. Nick will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Nicolas served Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church as a longtime church council member, treasurer, and choir member, working diligently and unassumingly for God and his fellow parishioners. Nick proudly served the US Army as a radar specialist. He was a talented engineer, gifted woodworker and avid outdoorsman who enjoyed time with his family and friends.
Visitation at the funeral home Friday, April 7, 2017 at 4 PM, followed by a Memorial Service (Panikhida) at 7 PM. Visitation also at 1 PM on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, 8635 W. Warnimont Ave., Milwaukee, followed by a funeral service at 2 PM. Private interment Arlington Park Cemetery.