Esther Glikas

January 13, 1918 - October 13, 2017

Obituary & Service Info

Esther Glikas

Esther Glikas, 99, of South Amboy, NJ, passed away Friday, October 13th , 2017.

Born in Perth Amboy, NJ to the late James and Christina Pavlonnis. Esther soon moved to New York City where she went on to own and operate a diner for 35 years until her retirement in 1980. Moving back to Perth Amboy, Esther became a proud member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. Even after settling in South Amboy in 2008, she remained a committed member until her death.

Esther was a skilled cook of fine foods who loved to travel, play bingo, poker and attending tricky tray events.

Esther was also preceded in death by her beloved husband Tom, loving brothers, Louie, James, John, George, Nick and Ted Pavlonnis, her dear sisters, Mary Mongiove, Dotty Nugent, Jeanette Ofsonka, Martha, and Pauline Pavlonnis. Esther is survived by many nieces and nephews.

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Visitation will take place on Wednesday October 18th, 2017 from 9-11am at Kurzawa Funeral Home, 338 Main Street in South Amboy, NJ. A funeral mass will follow immediately at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in South Amboy, NJ at 11am with burial to follow at Cloverleaf Memorial Park, Woodbridge, NJ.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Esthers memory to St. Judes Children’s Hospital.