Nick J. Koutoulakis, 91 of Valencia, formerly of Conway, PA passed away on January 17, 2020 at his home.
Born February 14, 1928 in Rochester, PA, he was the son of the late James Koutoulakis and Georgia Stangas Koutoulakis of Isari, Greece.
Nick was a graduate of Rochester High School graduating in 1946. He then went onto Geneva College, graduating in 1955 with a bachelors degree in economics. Nick was a US Marine drafted his sophomore year of college, serving in with 1st Marine Division, 7th Regiment Marines in Korea from 1951-1953. He retired from US Steel, American Bridge division, where he had worked for 30 years as a contract analyst. He worked on many projects most notably the Alaska Pipeline Contract. He was a lifelong member of Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church in Aliquippa, PA. At an early age, Nick learned the art of candy making at the Palace of Sweets in Rochester from his father and after his retirement, he started Niko's Candies. He made candies that were distributed worldwide, especially the peanut butter pretzel hearts.
Surviving are his loving wife of 50 years, Anastasia "Stacy" Amygdalos Koutoulakis, devoted daughter, Diane (Dr. George) Davliakos of Valencia, beloved grandchildren, Leia, Paul , Nick, and Theo Davliakos, sister in law, Nancy Koutoulakis, nieces, Julia Finikiotis, Julia Oldenburg, Georgia Cornelius, Mary Cleaver, Kathy Lutz, and Kris Stedeford, nephews, Dr. Michael Finikiotis, Steve Finikiotis, Dr. Michael Amygdalos and Bill Amygdalos and his goddaughter, Mrs. Sophia Apostolopolous.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Louis Koutoulakis and Aris Koutoulakis, sister in law, Irene Koutoulakis and brothers and sisters in law, Viola and Nick Finikiotis, and Andrew and Maria Amygdalos .
Services will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 1:30 pm at the Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Monastery, 121 St. Elias Lane, Saxonburg.
Interment will follow in the Nativity of the Theotokos Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Monastery, 121 St. Elias Lane, Saxonburg, PA 16056.
The family would like to express their gratitude for the care Nick received from the UPMC Hospice.
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