ORANGE, CALIF. Nicholas Tondo passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.
He was born on Jan. 20, 1929, a son of Nick and Helen B. Lambert Tondo.
He retired from March Air Base.
He leaves his wife of 63 years, Beverly Gross Tondo, a daughter, Patricia (Fred) Leahy, and two sons, Stephen and Richard, all of Orange County; five grandchildren, Jennifer and Matthew Gutting, Natalie Tondo, Brittany Hicks, and Nicholas Tondo; and four great-grandchildren, Joey, Nicole, and Arianna Gutting, and Jaden Hicks.
He also leaves his brother, Patrick (Elizabeth) Tondo of Girard; a sister, Betty (John) Lee, also of Girard; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held in California.