Korakianitis, Alexander

Korakianitis, Alexander

May 15th, 2016

Passed unexpectedly with loved ones at his side at University Hospital on Sunday, May 15th, 2016 in his 54th year, we lost a wonderful man. Beloved father of Kayleigh and Mark Korakianitis. Loving soul-mate of his “gurlee”, Gail Copeland and her daughters Beth and Emily. Loving son of Athena and the late Sofoklis Korakianitis. Dear brother of Nikolas Korakianitis and uncle of Jackson and Maia. Alex will be missed by Heather Davidson, his best friend David Miles and extended family and friends. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the memorial service will be conducted on Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Alex are asked to consider the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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Rob BrownMy condolences to Alex's family and friends , Alex will be missed by his "Hydro" family as well. Rest in Peace Alex, Rob
Mardina HeldMy sympathies to Alex's family and friends. He was always smiling and so pleasant to work with. He was great at explaining things and always helpful. He would always take time to catch up with you whenever you would run into him. He will be missed by his former co-workers at hydro. Rest in Peace Alex.
Dave and Joan WalshOur hearts go out to Alex's loved ones. May your memories of this kind, wonderful man bring you all comfort. We will miss you Alex.
AnneHeartfelt sympathies to Alex's family. I really enjoyed working with him at WNH. God Bless!
Morris and Anne ElliottThinking of you Kayleigh, Mark and the rest of your family. Our hearts ache for you. We have so many wonderful memories of Alex. Cottage memories. He was a gentle, kind soul.
Kendell and Ross Hall (Goodlife Gym friends) Our hearts go out to Alex's family, we hope you find strength as you try to navigate through the minuets, hours, days and months that sadly lay ahead of you......
Morris and Anne ElliottThinking of you Kayleigh, Mark, Heather and the rest of your family and friends. Our hearts ache for you. We have so many wonderful memories of Alex. Cottage memories. He was a gentle, kind soul.
Jane & Ivar AndersenTo Alex's family, our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Take Care of each other.
ElaineThinking about you all during this very hard time. My sincerest condolences.
Arnold HullKayleigh and Mark, Mother Athena, Brother Nikolas, Jackson and Maria, Gail, Beth and Emily it was an honour to have know Alex. He was a neighbor as well as a gym buddy and one of the most considerate persons I've ever known. Everyone liked Alex and we will miss him greatly at the gym. A special person REMEMBERED as he leaves a legacy which his family and friends can be most proud. I
Jim GiannoulisIt is very sad that Alex left us so suddenly. My deepest sympathy to the family. Nik, so sorry for the loss of your brother, Alex was a fine man who will be missed by all of us.
Colleen Fryer My Sincere condolences ,Nik, your brother Akex left this world way to early. You now have 2 angels looking over you. Your brother will be missed. hugs my friend.
Bonnie, Cam and GraemeDear Kayleigh, Mark, Heather and family - what a shocking and sad time....we are so very sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Alex. We have many memories of this beautiful person and times spent together. Graeme often talks about the time that Alex took him to Port Stanley on his motorcycle....our thoughts are with you all xo
Dave and BoOur thoughts and prayers go out to our close friend Gail and to Alex's family. To lose someone as sincere and genuine as Alex is simply devastating to all of us. We initially met Alex while departing for a vacation in Mexico and we knew immediately what a wonderful guy he was and we had an amazing time together. Alex could find the positive in any situation and his sense of humour was always appreciated. We will miss you always my friend.
Donalda & Staff (Archon Architects)Our sincere condolences, Alex was a pleasure to work with and will be greatly missed.
Lo-EllenMy deepest sympathies to Alex's family and friends. I was so fortunate to get to know Alex working with him at exp. Our many chats and laughs made us friends and I will cherish those times and that wonderful smile forever.
Dianne McIntoshKayleigh, Mark, and Heather. So very sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Alex. I will always remember how proud he was of you, Kayleigh, at all those piano recitals. Heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.
Lois and Harry VogelzangAlex had a non-judgemental accepting manner that made people want to connect with him and share his big warm grin. Our prayers are with his family and friends. May we all try to be more gentle - like he was.
Heather Davidson Korakianitis My heart never gave up on you. You were deeply loved by my family. They were your family. There has been a hole in our family the last four years. Never to be filled. Tim, Megan, Dana and Justin miss their Uncle Alex. We all spent many hours laughing and playing together. Your brother-in-law and best friend has missed you terribly. Together you always made our family functions fun. Your greatest accomplishment is your children. There are no words to describe their love for you. They are your gift to me and the world.
Cathy WilliamsMy heart aches not only for the loss of Alex, but the grief that I can't even imagine that both Gail and his family must be going through. I knew Alex and Gail through some mutual friends, Bo and Dave. For the few gatherings that we attended together, both Alex and Gail made me feel like I'd known them forever. He was a wonderful wonderful man. It is a great loss for all. I will never forget his kind and welcoming nature and smile. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hugs Gail...thinking of you.....
tracey augustAlex.....I miss you....when I first met you while coaching Mark in baseball I knew right away what a special person you were... Gail....my dearest friend....my heart is breaking and I will be by your side through this grief of missing your "allie" Celebrating life with Gail and Alex through church services, christmas get togethers....New Year's eve celebrations were always so fun....so many more to mention. Best memories, Alex knocking one off my bucket list by taking me for a bike ride...he received so much joy making others happy and his pure heart and love, and that big smile made you feel special..... I will (privately) cheer on those Red Wings.....even though we had our constant friendly rivalry with my beloved Leafs......what fun was it watching the New Years day game together!!!!! You are a true kind, loving thoughtful good person and that has left such an impact who has come to know you.... xoxoxoxoxo
East Elgin Family Health Team Staff, Aylmer Gail, Our time working together was short but "sweet", thanks to all of your wonderful treats and your warm and caring manner. Our heart goes out to you at this very sad time. You and your family are in our thoughts. Take care Gail.
Shelly, Wolf and Sam BartelMy heart breaks for Gail, Kayleigh, Mark and their families and I am so sad that you have to go through this grief. I travel through London a few times a year stopping in to see my dear friend Gail. Alex and I connected when he learned my sister has similar issues following radiation in the 1970's. I talked to Alex on Monday just last week. During our chat he talked about his love and pride for Kayleigh & Mark and his love and gratitude for Gail. He was so full of love and He seemed to be on his way. Sometimes there is just no explanation for what happens. Remember that Alex's love will always surround you, hold on tight to friends and family that love you and care deeply for you. Love you Gail xxooxxoo
Mike SteeleMy deepest condolences to all of Alex's family and friends. Even though we didn't keep in touch, I have fond memories of our time together playing football many years ago. I'm sorry that I couldn't be there in person to express my sympathies.
Suzanne HennessyHeather, Kayleigh, Mark and family, there are no words to express my sadness at this time. My heart is breaking for you. Alex was a great guy and I know he will be missed by you all. Hennessy family
Brad and JanineWe are deeply saddened by the loss of Alex. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Alex was a special person. He will be truly missed.
Dodie and Ted BodfishMark, Kayleigh and family, Our deepest sympathy to you. May your happiest memories of your dad help you at this challenging time. The Bodfish Family.
Carol and Vic NicholsGail and family, Our deepest sympathy to you all. While we only met a few times, the smile that comes to our face when we think of Alex will last forever. He was a fun, wonderful person to share time with. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
The Mays FamilyTo dear Heather, Kayleigh and Mark. Please know that we are thinking of you. We have fond memories of many events with you and Alex.
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