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George T. Kontozoglus
June 22, 1931 - July 22, 2017
Civil Engineer for the MTA In New York
Service Date: July 28, 2017
In Lieu of Flowers: Please make donations in his memory to St. Eleftherios Greek Orthodox Church, 359 W. 24th Street, N.Y., N.Y. 10011.
Obituaries » George T. Kontozoglus
George T. Kontozoglus Age 86, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Care One at Morris in Parsippany.
He was born and raised in New York City and lived in Queens for three years before coming to Parsippany in February 1968.
George proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict from 1953-1955.
He worked as a civil engineer for the New York City Transit Authority for 40 years before retiring in 1995. He was responsible for the design of many of the NY subway tunnels used today, but one of his proudest design accomplishments was the design of the on and off ramps leading onto the Throgs Neck Bridge in the Bronx.
There was never a man who loved his family more. His proudest accomplishments were his two children and six grandchildren. George was an avid golfer and loved to play cards.
He was predeceased by his parents, Theodore and Magdaline (nee Kontozis) and two sisters: Virginia Nopulos and Kay Barris.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 52 years, Mary. (nee-Loupos); his daughter, Katie Bezold and her husband John, his son, Ted and his wife Kellie; and his six cherished grandchildren: Amanda, Jake, Courtney, Nicholas, Jase, and Lexi.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service to be offered on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Ss. Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 80 Laurel Ave., Roseland. Entombment: Restland Memorial Park, E. Hanover. Visiting hours are on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Par-Troy Funeral Home, 95 Parsippany Rd., Parsippany, 973-887-3235, or www.partroyfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to St. Eleftherios Greek Orthodox Church, 359 W. 24th Street, N.Y., N.Y. 10011.