Nicholas Christoff Leyc, 56, of Hazleton, passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2022, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. He was born in Red Bank, NJ on April 13, 1966, and was the son of Carmello Francisco Caroach and the late Dorothea Victoria Ensel Leyc.
Nicholas attended Bound Brook High School, Bound Brook, NJ and was an undergraduate of Mount Aloysius College, Cressona, PA.
Talented and versatile, Nick was a truck & livery cab driver, a lineman and foreman in the cable industry for many years, and most recently was employed as parts department manager at Independence Toyota in Hazleton and Car Parts International.
Passionate in many things, and an avid reader, Nick Enjoying impossible novels, thirsted for knowledge, and sought truth. He loved watching and debating football as a diehard Buffalo Bills fan and adamant flat earther. Among the many accolades Nick has achieved throughout his life, his deepest passion was his love of music. A self-taught gifted musician: he wrote music, songs, and poetry, played guitar, and sang.
He was a loving son, brother, uncle, and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by his sister Ann Christine.
Nicholas is survived by his siblings; Donna Dodge, James Randall, David LaDelle, Jennifer Milligan, Rebecca Caroach, Jessica Leyc and Victoria Leyc Shaw. Also surviving are his five nieces, ten nephews, many cousins, aunts, and uncles.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, October 28, 2022, at 2pm at Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea, PA 18642. Friends may call for visitation on Friday afternoon October 28, from 12:00pm until time of service.