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Nicholas J. "Nick" Markatos
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May 23, 2014
You will be missed "Pop." I will miss youe Indian jokes. Rest in peace and we will see you soon. Debbie "Chief"
May 17, 2014
So sorry for your loss.nick was a really nice guy.

Sincerely. Jan frobel
May 16, 2014
Nick was a great man and a great officer. I remember him waking me up in the locker room with his singing while we were getting ready for another day at BPD. Nick always had a smile and loved the job so much. I will miss him and will always be proud that I served with him. RIP my brother...
May 14, 2014
Sorry about ur lose aunt Shirley.. Nick was a great guy .. He's going to be deeply missed.. Love u aunt Shirley
May 14, 2014
I am sorry for your loss. Nick was a great guy. He will always be remembered and looking down on his family. My thoughts are with you all.
May 14, 2014
Shirley,

Sorry about your loss. Nick was a very nice man.
May 13, 2014
Nick was a wonderful person, and will be greatly missed. He was the kindest man, I have ever known, and always made you feel loved, and welcomed, no matter where you were, so R.I.P., dear Nick !
May 13, 2014
My heart is so sad for the passing of Nick. What a true gentleman and genuine good guy . He made me smile every time I saw him and it was an honor and pleasure to have known him. Rest in peace and God Bless America Nick!
May 13, 2014
My condolences to your family during this difficult time.Binghamton has truly lost a favorite . Nick was the best example of real community policing.Always a kind word and a firm handshake. A true ambassador to the City of Binghamton when he and the other officers worked the downtown posts.Yes thank you for sharing this humble man with us.
May 12, 2014
Nick was a great man. I loved you dearly Uncle Nick. He walked me down the aisle in 1979.. He was a kind, loving man that had a heart of gold.. Our sympathy to his wife and family... With deepest sympathy Cheryle and Christopher Antoniades Adams
May 12, 2014
Our thoughts, prayers and memories go out to you all. Nick was such a great guy and will be missed by so many....
Sincerely,
hris and Colleen Cortese
May 12, 2014
Nene, Shirley & Family,

I was deeply saddened to hear of Uncle Nick's passing. All of our hearts are filled with sorrow. I greatly admired and looked up to Uncle Nick and we will miss him. God bless him and keep him close and may you and your family have peace.

With Love,
Tim, Julie Steele and Family
May 12, 2014
Shirley,
Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
May 12, 2014
Shirley, Nene and family,
I am so sorry for the passing of Nick. He was such a wonderful man and a special person to my family, from being my God Father, to the Best Man at my wedding and then becoming my daughter's Great God Father. He is loved by all and will forever be remembered. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Christine, Darrin and Paige
May 12, 2014
One of the nicest men I have ever known. I remember Nick walking the beat when I was a kid and he always had a happy attitude. He was one of those good souls that brightened everyone's day.
It was an honor to have served with Nick and it was always a treat to run into him after he retired (usually at Cortese's). I'm sure that God was just as happy to see him Friday as I always was. He will truly be missed.
My prayers will be with Shirley and the family.
God bless America!
May 12, 2014
Shirley, Nene and family,

I am so sorry for the passing of Nick. He was such a wonderful man. I am so grateful for Nick, being the Best man in my wedding as long as being such a wonderful God Father and Great God Father to my daughter. He is loved by all and will forever be remembered. My thoughts and prayers our with you and your family.

Christine, Darrin and Paige Weiss
May 12, 2014
Shirley-I am thinking of you during this difficult time. Dianne Brooks
May 12, 2014
Shirley..I am so sorry for your loss. Nick was a great man and I know he loved life so much. I will always remember him singing God bless america and the ending words the greatest country in the world. I'm sure Nick is looking down at us and watching over us all. We will miss him so very much. We love u...mike and robin carter
May 12, 2014
my condolences to Nicks family , thanks for sharing him with us . I was honored to be his friend
May 11, 2014
To Nene and family, I am sorry to see that you lost your Dad and pray the Lord comfort you at this difficult time. Aunt Cheryl Tiffany
May 11, 2014
Shirley,Just know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless you all. Chad, Michelle and Stacy.
May 11, 2014
FROM OUR FAMILY TO YOUR FAMILY, THE LOSS OF NICK IS GREATLY FELT BY ALL OF US. HE WAS A VERY SPECIAL PERSON. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GO OUT TO ALL OF YOU. LOVE AND PRAYERS RON, ROSE AND FAMILY
May 11, 2014
Markatos Family
My condolences to the Family. May the good memories comfort you at this difficult time.
May 11, 2014

Shirley and Famiky,

I am so sorry for the passing of Nick. he was such a great man and my friend since the day I started working at the Arena right out of college some 40 years ago. I will never forget all the wonderful memories we all made together. He was a special person, loved by all and will forever be remembered. I am sorry I will not be able to attend the services since I am out of town, but please accept my sincere condolences.

Albert Nocciolino
May 11, 2014
To the Markatos family I offer my deep sympathy. Nick was a dam fine officer and a real gentleman. I knew him for almost 50 years and feel real loss in-as-much as the type of man he was is hard to come by and admirable when found. I met him during a hard time in my life and he always made me feel accepted as a friend.
May 11, 2014
My sincerest condolences to the family. Nick was an absolutely fantastic person. I first met him back in 1981 when I joined the Binghamton YMCA Athletic Center and would see him there very often during the 11 years I was a member before I moved out of the area. He always had a smile and would spend time joking and talking with you. I also always enjoyed running into him around town as a policeman or otherwise. RIP Nick, I am sure you are bringing a lot of joy to heaven already !
May 10, 2014
Shirley, Frosene and families- we are deeply saddened by the passing of Nick. Everyone who knows him knows what a good person and a good friend that he is. Until we meet again.
Mike, Tina and Steve Guley
May 10, 2014
Shirley, Nene and family,

I was sorry to hear of the passing of this jewel of a man. I have many fond memories of Mr. Markatos (as we usually called him - though he would allow "Nick"). He was always very kind to us through the years; and I will be reminiscing as I pray for you all in the days ahead.
May 10, 2014
Shirley / Family

Nick was one of the best person / police officer I ever worked with. He made coming to work or working a side job with him a lot of fun. I will miss him and the singing. Rest in peace my friend. Paul Mollo / Sun City AZ
May 10, 2014
To the Markato's family;
I was very sorry to hear of Nick's passing. I first met Nick when he was working at Peternicks Restaurant on Washington St next to the YMCA back in 1954 when I first started working for Coca-Cola.
I can still remember him sing Pepsi jingles to me as I delivered the Coke. After he went on to the Binghamton Police Department I would run into him all over downtown Binghamton. He always had a smile, a joke and a jingle for me. There will never be another person like Nick, he was the greatest.
My prayers are with you all during this sad time.

May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind always be at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
and rains fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.
May 10, 2014
Shirley & Family,
Please accept my condolences. Nick, as you know, is one of a kind. Thoughtful, sincere, honest, gregarious and fun loving. We've lost a great one, one of Binghamton's Finest.
May 10, 2014
Shirley, Nene, and Family- Patty and I are sorry for your loss. Nick was a true gentleman and friend. Many people have enjoyed Nick's smile, songs, conversations, and his kindness. His great career as a police officer positively touched many generations in the Binghamton area. The Veteran's Arena was never the same after Nick retired. God Bless Nick; God Bless your family; and of course "God Bless America".
May 10, 2014
Nene, Shirley and Family, We are so sorry that you have lost such a special man in your lives. Over the years, he has touched so many of our lives, and we will truly miss him. He surely is sitting on a rainbow now, pain free, watching over all of his loved ones. We loved him! RIP Uncle Nick, Love Rich and Laurie(Dundon)
May 10, 2014
Another of the great ones gone! Heaven must have needed somebody to organize their "extra duty". My sincere condolences to the family and all of Nick's hundreds of friends. Goodbye, Niko. May you rest in peace.
May 10, 2014
Shirley, Nene, and Family- Patty and I are very sorry for your loss of Nick. He has been a close friend of ours for many years and his smile, voice, and actions will always be in our memories. Nick will be greatly missed by many people. God Bless Nick; God Bless your family; and of course "God Bless America".
May 10, 2014
Shirley and Family,
We were so sorry to hear of Nick's passing. We both have many fond memories of him at Cortese's and Ed fondly remembers the days at the Arena when Nick was security for the shows Ed produced. He was one of a kind and a truly wonderful man. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. With love,
May 10, 2014
I am so very sorry to hear of Nick's passing. He was such a wonderful guy.
I knew him from working downtown and at the Arena. (he called me Super Sue)
My sincere condolences to the family.
May 10, 2014
Shirley, Nene and all, I'm sorry for your loss. Nick was indeed a character and so much fun to be around. I met him 45 yrs ago when Bill and I began dating. Bill always thought the world of Nick. May your fond memories sustain you.
May 10, 2014
Shirley,
I am so sorry to hear of Nick's passing.If you need anything at all please don't hesitate to give me a call. As always you are in my thoughts and prayers...
May 10, 2014
A devoted Police Officer, and a fine and friendly person. Nick will join the Best of The Best.
May 10, 2014
Shirley and family, I am so sorry to hear you have lost your loved one. May all your loving memories fill the void in your heart and bring you ever lasting peace.
May 10, 2014
Nick was one of the best public relations men that the police department ever had. He had the ability to talk to a complete stranger as if he was a friend. Everyone loved Nick.
May 10, 2014
Shirley, You are in my prayers. May you find comfort in God's love.
May 10, 2014
My condolences to the Markatos family. Nick was a great guy and I was privileged to have worked with him on the Binghamton Police Dept. R.I.P. Nick you were one of the best.
Joe Mollo
Melbourne, Fl
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