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Nicholas J. Maras

January 24, 1939 — April 22, 2023

Side Lake

 

Nicholas J. Maras age 84 of Side Lake passed away Saturday, April 22, 2023 at
his home. Nick was born January 24, 1939 in Hibbing to Nicholas and Santina
(Romani) Maras. Nick was a graduate of Hibbing High School and following
graduation went on to play minor league baseball. He was joined in marriage to
his wife Anna Marie in St. Augustine FL shortly after High School and later
played major league baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Over the years Nick
received his PHD in education. He enjoyed a long career in academia, mostly
raising money for colleges. Nick enjoyed golfing and was a pro at the Hibbing
Country Club. He also coached basketball and baseball at Hibbing Community
College. Later in life Nick enjoyed fishing, above all else he enjoyed spending
time with his family at Side Lake, family was truly the center of his life. Nick is
survived by his children; Nicholas (Laureen) Maras, Michael Maras and Susan (Larry)
Schmidt, sister; Patricia (David) Kujala, eleven grandchildren, twenty-one great
grandchildren and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife,
Anna Marie, daughter, Michele Johnson. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 am
Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Hibbing. Visitation will
be held at Blessed Sacrament from 10:00 am until the beginning of mass. Interment will
be held at Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing.

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Visitation

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

10:00 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

2310 7th Ave E, Hibbing, MN 55746

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Mass

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

2310 7th Ave E, Hibbing, MN 55746

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