Christopher Kolyvas, Florida bartender

January 14, 2019

Christopher  Kolyvas, 44,  of Cocoa Beach, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. He was born Oct. 1, 1974, in Montgomery County, Md., to Vassilios and Maria Kolyvas.

Christopher received his bachelor’s degree from Maryland University and relocated to Florida to advance his studies. For the last several years he has worked in the bartending industry. He enjoyed fishing, swimming and collecting baseball cards.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Hayley Kolyvas; and his sister Vasilike Petersen (Vincent) of Rockville, Md., and their daughter Maria.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 18, at Saint Andrew The Apostle Orthodox Church, 33384 Mackenzie Way, Lewes, where family and friends may call beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow the services at St. Peter's Cemetery, Pilottown Road,  Lewes.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew The Apostle Orthodox Church.

Please visit Kolyvas's Life Memorial webpage and sign the online guest book at