Vicki Kamaratos, or Vassilia, was born in New York City to Agatha and George Gianitsos in July 1953 and moved to Connecticut with Yiayia Eleni and Vicki’s three siblings, Anesti, Eleni, and Anna where they were active in their Greek Orthodox Church in Bridgeport, CT. Vicki graduated at the top of her High School class and went on to study at the University of Connecticut, graduating with top honors – Summa Cum Laude.
In 1975 Vicki married Kostas Kamaratos and for almost 50 years have resided in Ocean Township, and now also spend time at their Florida home.
Vicki and Kostas are proud parents of Eleni and her husband Adam, Philip and his fiancé Arielle, and George and his wife Kristina, who are expecting their first child, and Vicki and Kostas’ first grandchild in August.
In the St. George community, Vicki has taken on many roles in the church including Daughters of Penelope Treasurer, Greek School Teacher and PTO president, Sunday School Teacher and Director, member of Philoptochos, GOYA Advisor, Parish Council Vice President & Secretary, and the Festival committee.
Vicki also coordinated the creation of the AGAPE ministries, which she is still actively involved in. As we know, AGAPE does outreach for a multitude of parishioners & visitors, from welcoming newcomers, faithful hands and knitting baby blankets for 40-day Blessings, assisting at Baptisms, Weddings, Memorials, Funerals, Environmental Stewardship, Grief Support and also orchestrates the wonderful coffee hour each week for all parishioners to enjoy.
While offering her time to the Church she also runs the family construction business, Kappa Construction, with her husband and children. Vicki’s family, friends and Godchildren look up to her and respect her for her selflessness and grace, and her deep roots in the Greek Orthodox religion, faith and traditions.
Vicki always has put God in the forefront of her life and continues serving Him faithfully,