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George Nick Kalamaras
October 23, 1944 ~ December 16, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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George Nick Kalamaras, 79, of Allenport, passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on December 16th, 2023. George was born on October 23rd, 1944 to the late Michael and Eleftheria (Steros) Kalamaras.
George graduated from Charleroi Area High School in the class of 1963; he was class president, a letterman in football, baseball, basketball, and track. George was inducted in his high school Sports Hall of Fame. Following high school, George attended the University of North Carolina Wilmington. George served honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam War era at the DMZ in Korea.
Greek Orthodox by faith; George was a member of the St. Spyridon Church in Monessen. George was a volunteer fireman for the Allenport Fire Department, and he was a member of the Roscoe American Legion – Post 801. He enjoyed his many years as the basketball and baseball coach for Allenport. George loved camping, hunting, and carpentry work and spending time with his beloved family and friends, especially with his family up at the farm.
Surviving to cherish George’s memory; his devoted wife of 55 years Marnie Benedetti, his sons Daniel Kalamaras and Marc (Denise) Kalamaras, his grandchildren Nathan, Jenna, and Joslyn Kalamaras. His sisters Mary Mermigas and Georgina Callas, his sister-in-law Mary Ann Kalamaras and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, George is preceded in death by his brother Peter Kalamaras, his brothers-in-law Theodore Mermigas and James Callas.
Friends and family will be received on Monday December 18th, 2023 from 5:00 to 8:00pm at Hogan-Melenyzer Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 226 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, PA 15022. Trisagion services will be held in the funeral home at 7:00 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday December 19th beginning at 11:00am. Interment will follow in Howe Cemetery. Online condolence may be sent to the family at www.hogan-melenyzer.com