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Nicholas John Zervos
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Grace Church Cathedral
    98 Wentworth St.
    Charleston, SC 29401
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Bishop Gadsden Trawick Endowment
    One Bishop Gadsden Way
    Charleston, SC 29412
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Greek Church of the Holy Trinity Building Fund
    30 Race Street
    Charleston, SC 29403

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1 of 12 | Posted by: Lillian-Katharine Blanos - GA

“So many fond memories of sharing good meals and laughter together! ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy and Don Riopel - Charlotte, NC

“I light this candle in memory of Nicholas Zervos. Extending sincere sympathy to his family, from the Ramsey(belated Clara's) family. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Sharon Ramsey - Charleston, SC

“My condolences to the family . May you find comfort in your treasured memories and Gods promise to return your loved ones who passed away in death ....Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Earnie Ray - Wylie, TX

“Angie and family,Please know that Herb and I are thinking of you with our heartfelt sympathy. It's been a long time since we've been together but we...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Bobbie and Herb Rothschild - SC

“My condolences to the family. May the wonderful memories of your loved one comfort you until the God of love promises are fulfilled. 1 Thessalonians...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Angie,Sending you loving thoughts and deepest condolences. What a wonderful caregiver you have been. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Carolyn Titus - Charleston, SC

“Charleston and their family has lost a true gentleman. My deepest sympathy to you during your time of bereavement.Sincerely,John ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: John M. Rivers, Jr. - Charleston, SC

“Angie,Please accept my sympathy in your loss. I have great memories of you and Nick visiting us at Lighthouse Point. We might have taught Nick to...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Chris Hawk

“Dear Mrs. Zervos and family , I'm sorry to hear of Mr. Nick's passing. Thinking of you at this difficult time and praying for peace and comfort. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Terri Gelegotis Bomar - SC

“my heartfelt condolences on your loss. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: betty quiat - Charleston, SC

“Dear Angie,I've known Nick and Pete since they were little boys and knew his mother and dad, Catherine and John, all my life. My mother was born in...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Ann Lempesis - Charleston, SC


Nicholas John Zervos, 88, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Angeline Demos Zervos died Tuesday, February 5, 2019. A Vigil Service will be held Friday, February 15, 2019 in Grace Church Cathedral, 98 Wentworth Street at 6:00 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, February 16, 2019 in Grace Church Cathedral at 11:00 a.m., followed by a reception in Hanahan Hall.

Nick was born October 18, 1930 in Augusta, Georgia, son of the late John N. Zervos and Catherine Calamas Zervos. He graduated from The Citadel and served in the United States Air Force as an all-weather interceptor pilot. Nick's insurance career began in 1956 with the Prudential Insurance Company. He joined the Savannah Mass Mutual Agency in 1959, where he earned the distinction of National Agent of the Year in 1969. He was named the General Agent and Manager of the South Carolina Agency in Charleston in 1975 and earned the President's Trophy in 1978. Nick retired as the General Agent in 1986 and returned to being a full-time advisor. His career and service to clients and fellow agents can be summed up in the words of his great friend and mentor, Calmon P. Mendel: "Nick is a man of tremendous integrity, fantastically dependable, and full of genuine enthusiasm. For whatever he engages in, whether it is work, play or anything in between, he brings great joy to me and everyone else."

Nick was a charter member and past president of the West Ashley Sertoma Club, a former member of The Hibernian Society, The Rotary Club of Charleston and The Country Club of Charleston. While a member of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, he served on the church council several times and was later president. During this period, he and his late brother, Peter, initiated the Greek Picnic at Middleton Gardens, which ultimately grew into the Greek Festival in Charleston.

He is survived by his wife, Angie, of Charleston, SC; daughter, Ann Z. Guettner and three grandchildren: Christopher, Jenna and Nicholas Guettner, all of Florence, SC.

He was preceded in death by his son, Nicholas J. Zervos, Jr. and brother, Peter W. Zervos.

Memorials may be made to Grace Church Cathedral, 98 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC 29401 or the Bishop Gadsden Trawick Endowment, 1 Bishop Gadsden Way, Charleston, SC 29412 or the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity Building Fund, 30 Race Street, Charleston, SC 29403.

Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.