Nikolas Barbera

1998 ~ 2019

BARBERA - Nikolas Micah Barbera, age 20, passed away peacefully Thursday, January 17, 2019 at home surrounded by his family after a 3 year battle with Synovial Cell Sarcoma. He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Patricia Friston-Barrie and Darcy Barbera-Cunningham. Nikolas is survived by his father, Micah Barbera(Brandy Munn); mother, Aimee Barrie-Hernandez (James); brother, Brandon (Courtney) Klok; sisters, Brittany (Jesse) Sweers and Alanna Carter; step-brothers, Anthony Smolenski (Katelyn Bouman), Austin Hernandez, Alex Hernandez; nephew, Aiden Hernandez; grandparents, John (Debbie) Barrie and Salvatore (Irene) Barbera; great grandmother, Dorothy Stewart; aunts and uncles, Donna (Mark) Randall, Erin (Ken) Walters, Phil Hernandez; many relatives and friends. Nikolas graduated from Comstock Park High School in 2017. After graduating, he continued his education with the R1tz program where he was able to work with autistic children. Nik loved to swim, ride his bike, and had a personality that was one of a kind. Nik’s family wishes to thank Helen Devos Children’s Hospital and Oncology team for all of their hard work and dedication to Nik’s care; all of the people that have prayed for Nik including friends, family, and the followers on his Facebook page, Nik’s Journey, our Hospice team: Erica, Rebecca, and Chantel, Maranatha Bible Church and Day Camp Family, the Make a Wish Foundation, and everyone that has supported Nik and his family throughout his courageous battle. A celebration of life will be held 10:30 AM Tuesday, January 22 at Maranatha Bible Church, 4426 Stoney Creek Ave. NW, Comstock Park with a luncheon to follow the service. Nik’s family will greet visitors 1:00 to 3:00 PM and 5:00 to 7:00 PM Monday at Stegenga Funeral Chapel, 1601 Post Drive NE, Belmont. Memorial contributions may be made to help the family to offset expenses. Contribution envelopes will be available at the funeral home and church. To share a photo, memory and sign the family’s online guestbook please visit www.stegengafuneralchapel.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Nikolas Micah Barbera please visit our Sympathy Store.

Visitation

JAN 21. 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)

Stegenga Funeral Chapel - Belmont

1601 Post Dr. NE

Belmont, MI, 49306

[email protected]

https://www.stegengafuneralchapel.com

Visitation

JAN 21. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

Stegenga Funeral Chapel - Belmont

1601 Post Dr. NE

Belmont, MI, 49306

[email protected]

https://www.stegengafuneralchapel.com

Celebration of Life

JAN 22. 10:30 AM (EST)

Maranatha Bible Church

4426 Stoney Creek Ave. NW

Comstock Park, MI