May 3, 1961—Nicholas Abdallah, 72. of 1027 Washington st., operator of a hardware store here for more than 50 years, died today.
A well-known sportsman and a backer of local sporting events for years. Abdallah was known as the “Mayor of South Norwood” by two generations.
He was a member of the Norwood Lodge of Elks, Norwood Chamber of Commerce, Norwood Grange and a former member of the board of governors of the Norwood Civic Assn.
Surviving are his wife, Rashede, and a son, John A., a member of the Norwood Board of Selectmen.