Joseph Konstantinos (1929 - 2017)

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Memorial Services for Mr. Joseph Konstantinos, 87, who entered into rest June 9, 2017, will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 5 o'clock in the Posey Funeral Chapel with Veterans Honors. Deacon Robert Hookness officiating.

Mr. Konstantinos was a native of Yorkville, Ohio, a former resident of Blackwood, New Jersey and Martinez, Georgia, having made North Augusta his home for the past two years. Mr. Konstantinos played college football at Gordon Military College and Troy State University. He received numerous offers from other colleges, including the University of Alabama. He was a Veteran of the U. S. Air Force, and was a Parishioner at St. Theresa's Catholic Church. Mr. Konstantinos was a retired school teacher and was nicknamed "Coach K". He was preceded in death by his parents, Gus and Mary Mula Konstantinos; a son, Keith Konstantinos.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Sharon Konstantinos, two sons and daughters-in-law, Kevin and Kathleen Konstantinos, Glassboro, NJ, and Kelly and Carla Konstantinos, Ocean City, NJ; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Jim Leaf, North Augusta, SC; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Konstantinos, Maui, HI; twelve grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law, Madeline and Myron Kukla, Holland, MI; a sister-in-law, Sandy Konstantinos, Kent, OH.

The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials may be made to The Golden Harvest Food Bank, 3310 Commerce Drive, Augusta, GA 30909.

Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803.278.1181). Visit the registry at www.poseycares.com

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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 11, 2017