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Penn Hills EMS Paramedic Nick Theofilis laid to rest

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Penn Hills Paramedic and Firefighter Nicholas A. Theofilis was laid to rest on December 3rd after he was tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident involving the Penn Hills ambulance he was driving on November 27th.
EMT’s, Paramedics, Firefighters and Police from around the region gathered to say their goodbyes at a funeral service held at St. Susanna Catholic Church - Christ the Divine Shepherd Parish then escorted him to his final resting spot in a Penn Hills cemetery.
Nick was well loved in both the emergency services community and the community. Nick started his EMS career at White Oak EMS. Once he become a Paramedic, he fulfilled his dream of serving his community with Penn Hills EMS. Nick was also a member of the Rosedale Fire Department in Penn Hills. Nick was only 23 years old. Nick is survived by his parents, Peter and Lori Theofilis, brother Max Theofilis, paternal grandmother, Angela "Yia Yia" Theofilis and maternal grandmother Delores Patrizi, numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

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ERIC RASMUSSENSenior Correspondent

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