Putnam, CT– Robin A. (Woy) Kyriakakis, 57, died peacefully at home on Sunday, May 24, 2020. She was the daughter of Eugene Woy and the late Lois (Gorr) Woy.
Robin was born in Coraopolis, PA and lived in Bethel Park, PA where she graduated from Bethel Park High School. She attended The Pennsylvania State University at University Park, PA and graduated with a degree in education. She spent her junior year abroad student teaching in London, England. Robin lived for several years in California, before moving to New Hampshire, where she worked as an elementary school teacher. In 2011 she moved to Putnam to be near her loving sister, Janet Blanchette, who helped care for her in her later years.
Robin enjoyed spending time at the beach, especially at Ocean City, NJ with her aunts and cousins. She was a voracious reader and could read several books in one day. She also enjoyed arts and crafts projects, especially flower arranging. She loved attending Penn State football games, tailgating often with her family.
She is survived by her son, Dylan Kyriakakis of Boston, and her father Eugene Woy and wife Carol of North Canton, Ohio; sister Janet Blanchette and her husband Dennis of Thompson, CT and their 3 children, Daniel, Ellen and Alison; brother David Woy and his wife Amy of Canal Fulton, OH and their 2 children, Caleb and Olivia; also 3 beloved aunts – Nicky, Carol and Kay and numerous cousins. She was predeceased by her mother, Lois Woy.
In view of the current situation, a memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.GilmanandValade.com. Memorial donations may be made to the Thompson Ecumenical Empowerment Group, (TEEG). TEEG is a dedicated non-profit human service organization that provides assistance and support to families in the communities of Northeast Connecticut. Their address is: PO Box 664, North Grosvenordale, CT 06255 or on line at www.teegonline.org.