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Nick Kanellos

April 26, 1938 - May 13, 2022

Nick Kanellos

April 26, 1938 - May 13, 2022


Obituary For Nick Kanellos

Nick Kanellos, 84, of Peabody, died Friday morning surrounded by his loving family at the Kaplan family Hospice House in Danvers following a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of Penelope (Triant) Kanellos with whom he shared over 55 years of marriage.

Born in Vassara Sparta, Greece, he was the son of the late Haralambos and Maria (Panos) Kanellos. He was raised and educated in Greece, later lived in Saugus and has spent the last years living in Peabody.

Nick was the proud owner of the Liberty Bell Roast Beef in South Boston for over 35 years before retiring.

Nick was a member of the Vassara Society, Pan Laconian Society, and Hermes Men’s Club. He was a longtime and active member of St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church in Lynn and participated in many activities at the church. He was an avid gardener and tended his garden faithfully up until his recent illness.

Besides his loving wife Penelope, Nick is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Harry and Sandra Kanellos of Middleton, his beloved granddaughter, Isabella Kanellos, his brother, Peter and his wife Helen Canellos of Squantum, MA, his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ross and Angelike Triant of Chelsea, Dimitri Triantafillakis of Charlotte, NC, George and Janet Triant of Winthrop, Gail Triant of Danvers, and Irene Canelos of AZ, and is also survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. He was predeceased by his siblings, George Canelos, Ioannis Kanellos, Georgia Varelas, Diane Chiochios, and his brother-in-law, Willie Triant.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St, Peabody. His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 12:00 PM noon at St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church, Lynn to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elm St, Everett.

Donations in his memory may be made to St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 54 S. Common St. Lynn, MA 01902.

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  • I will miss your pop in visits and our chats at the salon 🙁

  • Dear Penny and Harry, Jean and I are deeply sorry for your very painful loss of two loved ones only days apart. I felt that Nick was almost like a brother to me during his early years in America, and I will greatly miss his stories about Greece when we would occasionally go out to dinner together. His and your loving kindness toward my parents will always be remembered and greatly appreciated. George and Jean Canellos With

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