OBITUARY

Dr. Constantine E. Flokas

May 7, 1931April 10, 2019

Dr. Constantine E. Flokas of Yonkers, NY passed away on April 10, 2019. He was 87 years old.

He was born on May 7, 1931 in Argos Orestiko, Greece to Evangelos and Iphigenia (Dumas) Flokas. Dr. Flokas immigrated to the United States in 1947 and in his first year of college was drafted into the US Army and became a medic. Post his honorable discharge he finished college and medical school in Greece. There he received his medical doctor license. He then returned to the US and began his residency at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers, NY where he practiced medicine for 45 years before retiring. Dr. Flokas was an Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of the Greek Orthodox Church and fought to defend and protect the religious freedoms of our Holy and Great Mother Church. He was a member of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) which promotes the ancient Hellenic ideals of education, philanthropy, civic responsibility, family and individual excellence through community service and volunteerism. He was a member of the Finance Committee of the Direct Archdiocesan District. He was knighted by the Church of England and was the police surgeon and honorary captain of the Yonkers Police Department. Dr. Flokas was a member of Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church in Yonkers for 55 years where he was a past Parish Council president and served on the Parish Council in various capacities for many years. He is survived by his sister Andromahi Manos, two nieces Ifigenia (Michael) Fell and their sons Andreas and Stefanos, and Katherine (Christopher) Staten and their children Constantinos and Athena, and his nephew Nick (Aphrodite) Notis and their daughters Amalia and Evgenia. He was predeceased by his wife Ekaterina (Notis) Flokas and his brother-in-law Constantinos Manos. Visitation is at Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church in Yonkers, NY on Tuesday, April 30th from 9:30-11:30am immediately followed by a funeral service at 11:30am. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church. Whalen & Ball Funeral Home 168 Park Ave. Yonkers, N.Y. 10703 (914)965-5488 www.whalenandballfh.com

Services

30 April

Visitation

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church

15 Leroy Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10705

30 April

Funeral Service

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church

15 Leroy Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10705

30 April

Interment

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Mt. Hope Cemetery

Jackson Ave. & Saw Mill River Road
Hastings on Hudson, NY 10706

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