Nick Amoratis

September 2, 1935August 9, 2019

Nicolaos Amoratis, 83, of University Park, FL, formerly of Paramus, NJ passed away peacefully at home August 9, 2019.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John & Marianthi Amoratis; and is survived by his wife of 63 years, Kalleope; siblings, Irene, Andoni & Flora; children, John (Lisa), George (Victoria), & Renee; grandchildren Nick (Angela), Peter (Meghan), Nick, Alexa, Tanner, Kalle, Stephen, & Quinn; great-grandchildren Carter, Peter, Alyce, & Lena; and many loving nieces, nephews, family, & friends.

Nick was a proud member of The Free Masons & AHEPA Ramapo Chapter; a charter member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church of Wyckoff, NJ; and a member of St Barbara’s Greek Orthodox Church of Sarasota, FL. He was a successful restaurateur, opening most notably, The Balcony of Hawthorne in 1978, Brassies of Paramus in 1985, and Bacari Grill of Washington Township in 1993.

He will forever be in our hearts, eternal be his memory.


  • Visitation Tuesday, August 13, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, August 13, 2019
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, August 13, 2019


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Dean Symeonides

August 13, 2019

Mr A. was the Dad of one of my best friends John. He was someone I respected as a great businessman, devoted to his family, and a faithful Christian. And no one worked harder then him. Rest peacefully Mr A. and congratulations on a life well lived. You are an example for all of us.

Nick Vallelonga

August 12, 2019

Great, great man, and a great husband and father who raised a great family. We are honored to have known him. Our love, prayers and condolences go out to his family.
Love, Nick and Frank Vallelonga

Chuck O’Brien

August 12, 2019

Nick was the ultimate gentleman and an excellent restauranteur. He was our business neighbor and friend for many years. May he Rest In Peace. The O’Brien family extends our sincere condolences to the Amoratis family.
Chuck O’Brien