Nicholas Peter Carnegis


Nicholas Peter Carnegis

Memorial services for Nicholas Peter Carnegis, 78, of Sam Rayburn, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 1, 2008, at St. Raymond's Catholic Church in Sam Rayburn, Texas.

Mr. Carnegis was born October 5, 1929, in East Africa, the son of the late Zoe (Karvelis) and John N. Carnegis. He passed away Saturday, January 26, 2008, at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Mr. Carnegis was a devoted husband and father. He was retired from the maintenance division of Owens-Illinois. He served his country in the United States Navy and was of the Greek Orthodox Faith.

Survivors include his wife, Janet Carnegis; sons, John Carnegis and Nicholas P. Carnegis, Jr.; daughters, Deborah Downing, Connie Reeves and Sirina York; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; brother, Jim Carnegis; and sister, Alice Carnegis.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mr. Carnegis' memory to The University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center - Blood Center, P. O. Box 4486, Houston, Texas 77210-4486.

Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home, directors