YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 21 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown for George Kyprianou, 85, who passed away on Monday, April 17.
He was born April 21, 1931 in Aglanja, Nicosia Cyprus, son of Kyprianou Christou and Athena Christalfi and came to the United States in 1952.
George was a steelworker for 32 years at Republic Steel before retiring in 1981.
He was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, the Farm Bureau, Senior Citizens at St. John’s Greek Orthodox church and was a sheep farmer for 37 years.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia (Snyder) Kyprianou, whom he married January 12, 1964; a son, Andrew (Brian Rodabaugh) Kyprianou of Akron; a daughter, Athena (Donald) Nadzan of Las Vegas; two brothers, Kyriakou Kyprianou and Archille Kyprianou and two sisters, Helen Timberlake and Christalla Yiannaki.
He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and six sisters.
Friends will be received Thursday, April 20 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, Inc., Youngstown, Ohio and Friday, April 21 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, Ohio 44514 or St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 220 N Walnut St, Youngstown, OH 44503.
Arrangements handled by Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home.
A television tribute will air April 20 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.