Helen Kokkalenios, age 78, of Nanuet passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017 Helen was born December 15, 1938 in Bitola, Yugoslavia. She is the daughter of the late Naum and the late Kalliope (Georgiou) Kara. She married her dear husband Anastasios Kokkalenios on September 12, 1963 in Kastoria, Greece.
They settled in Washington Heights, New York and later moved to West Nyack New York where they raised their three children.
Helen is survived by her husband: Anastasios, her daughters: Vickie Kokkleneios Prieto (Jose), Carrie Passman (Philip) and son: George Kokkalenios. Her grandchildren Zoe Prieto and Alexander Passman, her sisters Eleanor Apostolides and Anna Mane (Peter), and many nieces and nephews.
She is pre- deceased by her brother, Mike Kara, brother- in- law Nick Apostolides, sister- in- law Toula Kara and nephew Norman Kara.
Helen was a dedicated Registered Nurse who worked at Columbia Prebyterian Hospital for 29 years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.
She will be deeply missed by all.
The funeral will be held 10:00 am on Friday, August 11 at Sts. Constantine & Helen Church, 1 Marycrest Rd., West Nyack, NY. Burial to immediately follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Nanuet
Calling hours will be Thursday, August 10 from 2 to 4 pm & 6 to 9 pm at Joseph W. Sorce F.H. Inc., 728 West Nyack Rd., West Nyack, NY.