Obituary of Nickolas Polis
Nickolas Polis 89, of Atlantic City passed away peacefully on May 3, 2018.
Nick, the son of the late Georgios and Sophia Kakagiannopoulos, was born in Axiokastro, Kozani, Greece. He and his wife, Zoi, have two children, George and Sophia. In 1968 Nick came to America with the hope of providing better opportunities for his family. He became an American citizen and a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Atlantic City. He was carpenter by trade and made a living as a self-employed contractor. Nick embodied a very healthy work ethic. He enjoyed reading and assiduously kept up with world affairs and news events both here in his adopted country and in Greece.
Nick is predeceased by his father, Georgios, mother Sophia (nee Devlopoulou), and sister, Alexandra Dosopoulou. He is survived by his wife Zoi (nee Zikopoulou), son George and daughter Sophia, wife of Apostolos Basdekis. He is also survived by his brother, Dimitrios (Theano) of Melborne, Australia. Nick is the grandfather of Steve (Melinda), Nick (Kelly), Jimmy, Nicholas and great-grandfather of Evan, Lukas, Paulie, and Alex.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend his funeral service on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 13 South Mount Vernon Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. Viewing will be held from 10:00am until time of service at 11:00am. Interment will follow at the Atlantic City Cemetery off Doughty Road, Pleasantville, NJ. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. Arrangements by the Gormley Funeral Home LLC, AC.
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