Christos G. Kokolis
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AGE: 88 • Cherry hill
Christos G. age 88 of Cherry Hill on March 26, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Helen (nee Kappatos). Devoted father of Stamo (Apostolos) Georgiou of Reston, VA., Liz (Jay) DiGiovanni of Voorhees, Denny Kokolis of Cherry Hill and Christine (Patrick) Bailey of Blue Bell, PA. Loving grandfather of Thomas, Anastasia, Eleni, Cyrena, Christopher, Christos, Elaina, Alexander and stepgranddaughter, Lindsay. Dear brother of Spiro (Klio) Kokolis of Cherry Hill, Nicholas (Amalia) Kokolis of Voorhees, Harry (Katerina) Kokolis of Cherry Hill, Maria Giannakaris of Cherry Hill and the late Akilini Giannatou. Also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews here and in Greece. Chris was born in Kokolata, Greece and immigrated to the US at age 30. Established and operated the Country Club Diner in Voorhees with his brothers for 50 years. He was a devoted supporter of St. Thomas Greek Orthodox Church in Cherry Hill.
He was a hardworking and generous man deeply devoted to rooting his family in the US and supporting his extended family in Greece. He and his late wife enjoyed traveling around the world. In his retirement, he enjoyed the laughter and friendship of the Kali Parea of St. Thomas. Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services Monday 12:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Greek Orthodox Church, 615 Mercer St. Cherry Hill where a viewing will be held Sunday 7-9 p.m. & Monday 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Trisagion Sunday 8:00 p.m. Interment at Locustwood Memorial Park, Cherry Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made for St.Thomas Home for the Aged. To share condolences please visit www.murrayparadeefh.com
Published in Courier-Post on Mar. 28, 2014