October 19, 1939 - August 23, 2014
Loukaki, Gabriel N., 74, of Tinley Park passed away Aug. 23, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife Sula (nee Kouchis) of 47 years; daughter Maria Loukaki; sisters, Evangelia (late Victor) Novichich of France and Irene (late Anthony) Miaoulis of Greece; sister-in-law, Tassie Kouchis; brother-in-law, Sam (Mary) Kouchis, nieces and nephews: Mary (Peter) Kaklamanakis, Anthony (Irene) Miaoulis, Nicholas (Daphne) Miaoulis, Nicole, Michel, and Marco Novichich, and Dr. Nicholas (Nia) Kouchis; and many great nieces and nephews and Godchildren. Gabriel was born the youngest child of the (late) Nicholas and Maria (nee Hatzitheodorou) Loukaki in France. Gabriel moved with his family from France to Nassau Bahamas at a young age, and then to the U.S. in 1963. Gabriel was a devoted family man who loved to cook and travel and always made time to share a laugh, a bit of advice or a good meal with his many dear friends and family members. His circle of friends and admirers grew ever larger as owner and operator of "Gabe’s Petroma Carry-out and Catering" in Harvey from 1978-1990 and as proprietor of "Gabe’s Place" in Glenwood for the past 22 years. Gabriel loved deep sea fishing in the Bahamas, and was an honorary member of the Marchegiana Society of Chicago Heights. Visitation, Mon. Sept. 1st, from 3:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at Heartland Memorial Center, 7151 183rd St., Tinley Park. Funeral, Tues. Sept. 2nd, St. Spyridon Hellenic Orthodox Church, 12307 S. Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights, at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to The Assumption Greek Orthodox Church of Homer Glen Building Fund, Good Samaritan Hospital Cardiology Services, or the Jennifer Fallick Cancer Support Center of Homewood. To sign guestbook or for info visit heartlandmemorial.com or call 708-444-2266.
Loukaki, Gabriel N., 74, of Tinley Park passed away Aug. 23, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife Sula (nee Kouchis) of 47 years; daughter Maria Loukaki; sisters, Evangelia (late Victor) Novichich of France and Irene (late Anthony) Miaoulis... View Obituary & Service Information
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