Nicholas John (Estrada) GreenNicholas known to most as “Nick” or “Nicky” passed away on November 19th at the age of 56 of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis with his sister Amanda and mom Erlinda by his side. He is survived by his wife Margaret Green, his daughter Kaye Donyell Estrada, son-in-law Antione Stanley, son Mathew Trebor, beautiful granddaughters Nia and Nalia Stanley, mother Erlinda Estrada, father Clyde Green, stepmom Ellie Green, siblings and their spouses Amanda and Guillermo Rodriguez, Gabriel and Sonia Lopez, Greg and Yvonne Lopez and Virginia Chapa, as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncle and cousins who loved him dearly.
Nick was born in Los Angeles, California but grew up in Gilroy, California where he was raised by his grandparents Candido and Sidelia Estrada. He attended Elliott Elementary School, Brownell Junior High School and Gilroy High School where he graduated in 1979. Following graduation, Nick left home to serve in the U.S. Army. After serving his time in the Army, he lived in North Carolina for a while but managed to make his way back home to Gilroy. When back in Gilroy, he worked several jobs but eventually found a home at Nissan of Gilroy that he absolutely loved and where he was blessed to work with an amazing group of people. Nick loved many things but music and dancing by far were his favorites. So much so, he even started his own disco dance group back in high school. He also had a big love for sports and was a big fan of the San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants and Golden State Warriors.
Nick was a very humble man with a very big heart. He loved his family and treasured his friends and with that he will be truly missed and hold a place in many hearts.
If you would like to attend services for Nicholas John (Estrada) Green details are as follows:
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 11am-1pm at Habing Family Funeral Home located at 129 4th Street, Gilroy, CA 95020. The burial will take place immediately following the Memorial Service at Mount Hope Memorial Park located at 220-398 Spring Avenue in Morgan Hill.
Nick’s sister Mandy will be hosting a potluck style reception after the services at the Veterans Memorial Building located at 74 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020 and would like to extend the invite to all that would like to attend.