Vasiliki Nikitas of Nashua Passes Away at 78

June 17, 2019

NASHUA, NH – Vasiliki Nikitas, 78, of Nashua, New Hampshire, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family after a brief period of illness.

Born on October 3, 1940 in Greece, she was the daughter of the late Penelope and Elias Nikitas.

Vasiliki was educated in Greece as a nurse and immigrated to the United States in 1970.

She most enjoyed being with her family, and she also thoroughly enjoyed working and took pleasure in her garden. She was admired for her work ethic and passion for life.

Besides her parents, Vasiliki was predeceased by her brother Nicholas Nikitas.

Members of her family include her brother, Andreas Nikitas of Nashua, NH; sister, Effie Heinz-Akeret of Switzerland; Maria Koukoutsis of Greece, and sister-in-law Efrosini Nikitas of Greece, and nieces and nephews, Penny, Elias, Myra, Christina, Nicole, and Andy.

Her Funeral Service was held at the St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church and the burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Nashua, NH.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church, 500 West Hollis Street, Nashua, NH. 03062.


ATHENS - A regulation in an omnibus bill will allow repatriated Greeks from Albania and the former Soviet Union to receive full national pensions, Labor and Social Protection Minister Kostis Hatzidakis said during a discussion in Greek Parliament on Tuesday.

Top Stories

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

General News

PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


Mission…to Alonnisos, a TNH Documentary

O oceanic you sing and sail White on your body and yellow on your chimeneas For you're tired of the filthy waters of the harbors You who loved the distant Sporades You who lifted the tallest flags You who sail clear through the most dangerous caves Hail to you who let yourself be charmed by the sirens Hail to you for never having been afraid of the Symplegades (Andreas Empeirikos)   What traveler has not been fascinated by the Greek islands, drawn by the Sirens’ song of a traveler’s dreams? TNH and our video show ‘Mission’ marked the change of the season by transporting viewers into the heart of summer.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.