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Emanuel “Nick” Tzouvelekas

Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Death 24 Oct 2017 (aged 82)
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 184666731 · View Source
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Emanuel “Nick” Tzouvelekas, 82, died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Blumenthal Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Greenville, SC. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends beginning at 12:15 pm on Saturday at the church.

Mr. Tzouvelekas was born on August 10, 1935 in Greenville, SC to the late James Tzouvelekas and Sophie Psillas Tzouvelekas.

He graduated from Furman University and served in the US Army for two years, ten months and nine days afterwards. He had a long career in Textile Chemistry and Management with Cone Mills and Burlington Industries. Nick was a member of The Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church in Greensboro, NC where he served on the Parish Council.

He was preceded in death by his wife Debra Stupenos Tzouvelekas and his brother George Tzouvelekas.

He is survived by his son Mark Tzouvelekas of Jamestown, NC, daughter Betsy Tzouvelekas Grinnell and husband John of Wilmington, NC, grandsons Garrett and Grant Grinnell, step-granddaughter Amanda Grinnell Sipe and step-great-grandchildren Keagan and Tatum Jo Sipe of Hickory, NC, and brother Tom Tzouvelekas of Greenville, SC.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the Staff of Blumenthal Nursing Center for the excellent care given to Mr. Tzouvelekas.

Forbis and Dick-Guilford Chapel

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Emanuel “Nick” Tzouvelekas (10 Aug 1935–24 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184666731, citing Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Bob Nuchols (contributor 46830425) .