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Peter J. Cholkas

July 2nd, 1929 - August 7th, 2018

08/09/2018 at 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home
1350 Millville Avenue
Hamilton OH, 45013
Funeral Service: 
08/10/2018 at 10:30 AM
Holy Trinity St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
7000 Winton Road
Cincinnati OH, 45224

Peter J. Cholkas, age 89 of Cincinnati, passed away at Burlington House on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. He was born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania on July 2, 1929 to John Peter and Agnes (Charnevsky) Cholkas. Peter was a veteran of the Korean War with the United States Army.  He was employed as a baker for the Rainbow Baking Company for numerous years and owned the Indian Mound Antique Shop in Norwood.  Peter was an active member of Holy Trinity St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Finneytown, sharing his faith in God and passion for Greek culture, especially at the Panegyri Greek Festival.

He is survived by his wife, Amy (Fetherland) Cholkas; four children, Maria Butler, John P. Cholkas, George (Micki) Cholkas, and Agnes Richards; seven grandchildren, Nicole, Nicholas, Alexander, Alexis, Lynne, Adam, and Ben; fifteen great grandchildren, Olivia, Ethan, Abby, Kolten, Griffin, Dominic, Jackson, Kyra,Hailey, Nathan, Giavanna, Scarlet, Arian, Nikolai, and Paige. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Aphrodite (Chamas) Cholkas; brother, George Cholkas; and great grandson, Wesley.

Peter and Amy (Fetherland) Cholkas married nearly 35 years ago. Their extended family of Jean Fetherland, Susan (Fetherland) and Chuck Blalock, Amanda (Walker) Pack, Broderick and Braxton Pack, Dallas and Liam Winkler, Rebecka (Walker) Lonsberry, Camy and Brynna Lonsberry, and Eileen, Robin, Jodi, Olivia and Henry Vicena will greatly miss "Peteyman".

Funeral service will be held at Holy Trinity St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 7000 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio, on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Fr. Mark Emroll. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park.  Visitation will be held Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, Thursday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Holy Trinity St. Nicholas Church.

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Andrea Schultz

Amy, I am so sorry for your loss. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts.

Angela Seig

Pete was a wonderful man. So many memories with him and Amy when I was a kid. Happy wonderful memories. This world will miss him. Prayers to the family. Love to them as well.

Cynthia Groman

Dear Amy, I am so sorry to hear of your husband’s passing. From reading his obituary, it sounds like he lived a very full life and enjoyed a large extended family. I hope that all the memories you have will ease your grief in the coming days.

Sam Smieszny

Dear Amy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am happy to have met your Peter, and I hope that your happy memories will help you now.