Nicholas G. Liakaris 1937-2020

WARREN — Nicholas G. “Nick” Liakaris, 83, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at the Cleveland Clinic following complications of a stroke .

He was born Jan. 1, 1937, in Fyta, Chios, Greece, the son of George and Eleni Liakaris.

He came to Warren in 1970 and retired from Masterpiece Painting, where he was a painter for 28 years. Nick was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Warren and the Chios Society.

Nick is survived by his wife, Anna Liakaris, whom he married Aug. 15, 1961; two daughters, Eleni (Nick) Avrameas of Bayside, N.Y., and Barbara (George) Kotsatos of Howland; three grandchildren, Johnny and Nicholas Kotsatos and Johnny Avrameas; a brother, Pete (Vivian) Liakaris of Bayside, N.Y.; a sister, Eugenia (Michael) Condoleon of Bayside, N.Y.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Nick was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Elias “Louie” Liakaris.

Family and friends may pay their respects 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., with a 5:30 p.m. Trisagion, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483 and 10:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High St., Warren, OH 44481. A service will be 11 a.m. Monday, at the church, with the Rev. Constantine Valantasis officiating.

Burial will be Tuesday, in Oakwood Cemetery,Warren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made, in Nick’s name to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High St., Warren, OH 44481 or St. Paraskevi Church, Fyta, Greece, c / o of the funeral home.

Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiand sonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to Nick’s family.

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