Gus Peter Kokotis
Apr 17, 1934 - Oct 20, 2014
KOKOTIS, Gus Peter of Sacramento passed away on October 20, 2014 at the age of 80. Gus was born on April 17, 1934 in a small village in Greece to Peter and Andramahi. It was in 1955, in pursuit of the American Dream, that he left the majority of his family behind and traveled by ship to the United States, landing in New York. Gus had an Uncle already in California at the time that assisted him in his travels. His first job that his Uncle found for him, after 2 days was at The Senator Hotel. From there he moved on to working with Sacramento City Unified School District, where he eventually retired from after 30 dedicated years. It was during his time in Sacramento that he met his future wife, Bonnie, and they shared 48 years of marriage together. Gus enjoyed spending his summers in Greece, gardening and spoiling his grandchildren. He is survived by his son, Peter; grandchildren Madisen and Christopher; sisters Georgia Cazanis and Katarina Economou. He is preceded in death by his loving and devoted wife, Bonnie. A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 26 from 3:00 5:00pm at Nicoletti. Culjis & Herbeger Funeral Home with a Trisagion to follow at 6:00pm at Annunciatio Greek Orthodox Church, 600 Alhambra Blvd in Sacramento. A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 27 at 11:00am at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. Arrangements under the care of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home.
Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home
5401 Folsom Blvd Sacramento, CA 95819
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