Mike Kontellos

KOTELLOS, Mike Z., 86, of N. 10th Street, Martins Ferry, Ohio, died Friday, January 31, 2014.

Mike was born in Martins Ferry on October 21, 1927, a son of the late Mike and Katina (Verenakis) Kotellos.

He was a retired advertising manager at the Times-Leader of Martins Ferry and also safety director for Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, Follansbee, WV, plant.

Mike was a well known numismatist in the Ohio Valley; enjoyed his life, traveling to the Kentucky Derby for 25 years, visiting relatives in Greece, hitting the Las Vegas Strip, and watching his children and grandchildren grow up. His knowledge and hobby of coin collecting led him to meet many interesting people in all walks of life.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Tony and John Kotellis.

In addition to his wife, Anna May “Annie” (Callarik) Kotellos, he is survived by son, Mark Kotellos, Lafollette, TN; two daughters, Kathleen Hadorn, Mingo Junction, Ohio; Michelle (Brian) Tucker, Beaver, PA; brother, Harry (Jean) Kotellos; grandchildren, Jordan, Jacob and Jessica Kotellos; Kayla, Taylor, and Carley Kuminkoski; Alissa Hadorn; Brielle Tucker; sister-in-law, Anastasia Kotellis.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller Funeral Home, 615 Hanover Street, Martins Ferry, where friends will be received Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and Thursday, February 6, 2014, from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. with Rev. David Stammerjohn officiating.

Interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Martins Ferry.

Deacons of the church will hold services at the funeral home at 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 400 Walnut Street, Martins Ferry, OH 43935.

Condolences to the family may be made by signing the guest book online at www.kellerfuneralhome.com.