A member of the Nirchi family passes away.
34 year old Michael Nirchi died of a heart attack on Wednesday.
He was the vice president of Nirchi's Pizza and Nirchi's on the Avenue in Endicott.
Nirchi was also a highly decorated veteran as a Navy Corpsmen serving the U.S. Marines.
He was a member of the VFW Post 1449 in Endicott.
"He became one of our brothers. We took him in. Anything he ever wanted, just call Mike and it was here. We loved him and he loved us and it's just a tremendous loss," says Philip "Rebel" Grantham.
Calling hours for Nirchi will be this Friday from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at Allen Memorial Home on East Main Street in Endicott.
Funderal services will be at 9:30 on Saturday at Allen's.
A funeral mass will follow at St. Anthony of Padua at 10:00 am.
Nirchi will be buried in the Riverhurst Cemetery, Endicott.