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Mr. Peter H. Nicholas

August 1, 1924 — July 9, 2022

Longtime member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

WATERBURY- Peter H. Nicholas, age 97, of Middlebury CT, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at the Middlebury Convalescent Hospital. He was the devoted husband of the late Argiro (Giannopoulos) Nicholas.

Peter H. Nicholas was born in Tripotama, Kalavryton, Greecethe son of the late Georgia and Harry Nikolakopoulos on August 1, 1924. He married Argiro Giannopoulos on October 29, 1949 and had four children. In 1955 he came to the United States without his family so that he can make a better life for them. In 1960, he brought his family from Greece, to Waterbury, CT. He worked at American Brass in Waterbury, and also operated an ice cream truck during the summer months. He was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church and the Ahepa Chapter. He also enjoyed volunteering at the annual church Greek Festival. Peter lived life to the fullest, blessed by the love of his family and friends.

Peter is survived by his children, Georgia Vithoulkas, Demetra Ballas (James), Donna Roland (Matthew), Harry Nicholas (Eleni), his siblings John Nicholas, Caroline Eleftheriou, Despina Dassouras, Athanasia Nicholas, his grandchildren, Anastasia Persico, Roula and Socrates Vithoulkas, Paul Ballas, Petrina Canevari, Elena Dykas, Peter Anastas, Peter, Alex, and Christina Nicholas, and great grandchildren, Elena, Dionysios, Olympia, Olivia, Layla, Niko, Katerina, James, Christina, Alexa, Zoe, and Hunter.

Peter was pre-deceased by his son-in-law, Dionysios Vithoulkas, and his sister, Polixeni Thanopoulos. The Nicholas family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation and acknowledge the entire staff at Middlebury Convalescent Home for the care and love they shared with Peter and his family during his illness.

Funeral services for Mr Nicholas will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. from Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home, 1987 East Main St. Waterbury, CT to the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 937 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury for a service at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Nikolaos Mataragas and Fr. Nikolas Dassouras (nephew) officiating. Burial will follow in New Pine Grove Cemetery, 850 Meriden Rd. Waterbury, CT. Relatives and friends may visit with the Nicholas family on Wednesday morning from 9:00 a.m. till 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. To honor Peter’s memory, contributions to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 937 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708 would be greatly appreciated by his family. Loving kindness is always welcome, and it only takes a moment to offer a message of condolence, words of comfort, or share a memory with the family and friends of someone important to you. Please do that on the funeral home tribute page at . However, if you are able, attending a service is a thoughtful, caring, and supportive thing to do.
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