|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1933|
|Death: ||Jun. 22, 2011|
Weirton Daily Times
June 25, 2011
KAYAFAS, Milton G., 78, of Wintersville, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, fell asleep in the Lord Wednesday, June 22, 2011. He died of complications following surgery at UPMC in Pittsburgh.
He was the owner and operator of Olympic Contracting and Glass & Mirror Company for 40 years. He was in partnership with John Kirlangitis in the company for nearly 20 years.
Milton was born April 13, 1933, in Steubenville. His parents, Sophia and Gust Kayafas preceded him in death, sister Mary and husband Pete Lakios, and three infant siblings.
He is survived by his wife, Angie Kayafas; two children, daughter Argie (Jordan) Karvounides of Akron and son, Constantine "Gus" (Maria) Kayafas of Wheeling and six grandchildren who he adored; Anna Lea, Angelica, Yianni Karvounides, Sophia, Angelena, and Constantinos Milton Kayafas. Also surviving, two brothers, Pete G. (Connie) Kayafas and Leonard (Lois) Kayafas, Also his extended family, brother-in-law John (Suzanne) Synodinos and sister-in-law Mary Papalios, he is also being mourned by many nieces, nephews and godchildren. Milton was a dedicated and faithful servant of the Lord.
He was member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, served on the House Committee for over 50 years, and was one of the co-coordinators for the Grecian Festival for 25 years. He served as the President of the Parish Council for 8 terms as well as President of The Home Builders Association. Milton was a member of the Icarian and Chian Societies, Holy Trinity Senior Citizens, and Ahepa Society and served his country in the U.S. Navy Sea Bees from 1956 - 1958.
He was the most loving, caring individual to everyone who knew him. His joy was always to make others happy; he proved it by sharing his gift of building and carpentry with anyone who needed help. His fingerprints are all over the Ohio Valley. He will be long remembered for his smile by everyone young and old, rich or poor. For to him, they were all brothers in Christ. He will be so missed by family, friends, and associates. For his memory shall be eternal.
Calling hours are Sunday at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church from 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. and on Monday 11 a.m. until the time of service at noon, Fr. Nicholas Halkias. Entombment in Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.
Created by: Jackson Edward Wilson
Record added: Jul 30, 2011
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