Nicholas C. TerzisMay 13, 1920 ~ June 24, 2017 (age 97)
NICHOLAS CHRIST TERZIS
Age of 97, went peacefully to rest with the Lord. He was the caring and loving husband of 70 years to Athena (Samaras). A supportive father to Christ N. and Mary Terzis, Nikki Rosato, and son-in-law, James McCune. He was preceded in death by his daughters, Joan Terzis and Kathryn McCune. He also leaves nine grandchildren who were blessed to call him "Papou," Nikki and David MacIsaac, Renee and Timothy Blauch, Danielle and Kevin O'Donnell, Ann Terzis, John and Johanna Rosato, Teri and Michael Norquist, Christ Terzis, Paul Terzis and Eleni McCune. He was also fortunate in his lifetime to see 12 great-grandchildren, Kevin, Sean, Sophia and Alessandra O'Donnell, Trevor and Dawson Blauch, Athena and Marianicola Rosato, Michela, Gabe, Eli and Claire Norquist. Nick was preceded in death by his brothers, George and Gus, and sister, Katherine Terzis. Nicholas grew up in Pittsburgh's Northside before settling with his family in Brookline, where he also had his own 3-D picture company. Nick was an avid golfer and inventor. The accomplishment he was most proud of was his family, as he could always be boasting how "rich" he was because of what he considered the privilege of being their husband, father, grandfather, Papou. Nick was a member of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church. His big Greek family and his Greek heritage were extreme sources of pride for him.
Family and friends will be received at Frank F. DeBor Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A service will be held on Wednesday, June 28, at 11 a.m. in the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church. There will be visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. A Trisagion service will be held on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.