Nicholas Karalis, age 93, of St. Charles, former longtime resident of Chicago, passed away September 24, 2020. Beloved husband of Patricia, nee Gountanis, for 64 years and loving father of Terry (Victoria), Frances (Lou) Pulio and Alex (Scott) Karalis. Cherished Grandfather of Nicholas (Ellen), Louie, James, Andrew, Samuel and Patricia, and Great-Grandfather of Cora and Hannah and preceded in death by one brother and two sisters. Fond uncle, cousin and friend of many.
Nicholas was very proud of being a long-time member of the Brotherhood of Achladokambiton.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 27th, from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m., at Nelson Funeral Home located at 820 Talcott Rd (at Cumberland), in Park Ridge. Due to COVID-19 health guidelines, we are limited to 50 guests at a time. We respectfully ask that you quickly exit the funeral home, after paying your respects to the family, so that all visitors have an opportunity to enter. If you are not feeling well, it is requested that you stay home, rest and share your condolences online at jgadinamis.com. Masks and proper social distancing are mandatory. The coffee lounge is not available for use, so please refrain from bringing food or beverage into the funeral home.
Family and friends will meet, by invitation only, on Monday, September 28th for a Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m. at St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church located at 7373 N. Caldwell Ave., Niles, IL 60174. Interment Elmwood Cemetery.
May His Memory Be Eternal.