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Robin A. (Woy) Kyriakakis

Posted By Earnie On May 26, 2020 @ 10:28 am In Obituaries | 5 Comments


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.

Condolences for the family of “Robin A. (Woy) Kyriakakis”

Condolence from Shirley Kessel on May 27th, 2020 9:48 pm

Dear Family of Robin:
I had the privilege of being Robinā€˜s roommate when we were undergraduate students at Penn state. Robin always had an outgoing and fun energy and we created so many happy memories together. I also had the opportunity to live with Janet and the two of them were so opposite that we always used to tease them. Robin loved to go to football games and we had. So much fun going to games and then continuing our rebel rousing into the night Robin like to have fun but she was also a dedicated student and I was always amazed how she could ace every exam without having to study multiple hours.

I am so very sorry for your loss I pray that her memory will be a blessing.

Condolence from Dana Stein on May 31st, 2020 6:42 pm

I am so sorry for this loss. I am thinking and praying for all of you. I adored Robin. She always made me laugh and smile. I have very fond memories and she will be missed.

Condolence from Madeline Oden on May 31st, 2020 7:22 pm

Ernie and I were so sorry to hear about loss. Please know that all of you will be in our thoughts and prayers. Feel free to reach out to us for any support you may need at any time. Love, Madeline

Condolence from J.W. on June 6th, 2020 11:08 am

I am so sorry to hear of Robins passing! What a great woman she was! Very caring, giving, kind hearted, with a great sense of humor!!She will be miss by many!! My condolences go out to her loved ones!

Condolence from Carole Kyriakakis on June 10th, 2020 4:00 pm

I am saddened to hear of her passing. May she rest in the arms of the lord. My prayers and condolences go out to Dylan and all her family. Her memories will be eternal and comfort those she loved.

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