Nicholas  Horvath

Nicholas Horvath

1939 - 2020

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In Loving Memory


It is with great sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of a dear husband, father and grandfather. Nick was born in Tillsonburg November 24, 1939 and passed away at Anson Place LTC in Hagersville in his 81st year on November 8, 2020.  Nick is survived by his devoted wife of 57 years, Sophie, his special son, Nicky, cherished daughter, Shannon and son in law Michael Rose and beloved granddaughter Emma Victoria Rose. Nick was a life long resident of Silver Hill. He attended school at Langton Public School and Delhi Secondary School. In post secondary, he received certifications from DeVry Tech Toronto in electronics. His ventures in life centered around farming, business, boating and hunting. Most enjoyable were the fall Moose hunts in Manitowadge and local deer hunts with his 'buddies’. Nick is survived by his brother, Alex (Margaret), by his sister Margaret Gulas (Alex), by his sister in law, Cecile Catry, by his sister and brother in law, Frances and Micky Bakos as well as many nieces, nephews and god children. Predeceased by a sister in law and brother in law, Irene and Julius Borbely and brother in law, Romain Catry as well as uncles and aunts from the Sinka and Raab families. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Don Williamson for all the professional care that Nick received and for special PSW Annie, nurses at the NGH and the staff at Anson Place Hagersville during his decline. Also thank you to the special friends Nick had, especially to his childhood buddy Ernie Toth and his God son Mark for all their hospital and home visits during the past years. As per Nick's wishes, cremation has taken place. In consideration of the continuing health and safety of our friends and family, a Celebration of Life Service will take place in the future. Memorial Donations in lieu of flowers to the Norfolk Association for Community Living (NACL) can be made at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, Delhi (519) 582-1290 ( and will be gratefully appreciated by the family.


To all Nick’s friends that have passed on and to all that have stayed behind, thanks for the memories”


A Memorial Tree was planted for Nicholas
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Murphy Funeral Home