Emily Elizabeth Gountikas

December 4, 1951 - October 3, 2022
Emily Elizabeth Gountikas

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Emily E. Gountikas age 70, a resident of Washington, NC died at ECU Health Medical Center on Monday, October 3, 2022.

No services are scheduled in order to honor Emily's wishes.

Emily was born in Beaufort County on December 4, 1951 the daughter of the late John & Beulah Gountikas.

Emily worked as an Operator at Carolina Telephone & Telegraph until the time that the business closed. She then took on the role of taking care of her niece (Dawn) & nephew (Taylor)- who she loved with all of her heart.

She is survived by siblings: Dorothy Challis (David Curtis), William Gountikas, Grace Cox all of Washington, NC; Bill Waters (Carrie) of Olympia, WA; Wayne Waters (Melanie) of Farmville, NC nieces & nephew: Dawn Hill Amick (Bradley), Taylor Hill (Olivia), Abbey Potter (Anderson), great niece-Lib Amick & was anxiously awaiting the arrival of her great niece-Harley Grace Hill. Emily was preceded in death by a companion of 31 years- Jonathan Latham.

The family would like to extend a thank you to- John Lamb, Clara Woolard, Dawn Spain & Sharon Satchell (of Autumnfield) for all the love & care they provided to both Emily & the family.

Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service of Washington, NC is honored to serve the Gountikas family.

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  • October 10, 2022
    Phyllis T Lee says:
    Dorothy, just heard about your sister. I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family. Love, Phyllis Lee

  • October 06, 2022
    Carol TAYLOR says:
    What a sweet lady! It was a honor to know her. My love and prayers are you. Dorothy, you were a loving sister.

  • October 06, 2022
    Harris white says:
    Sorry to hear about Emily passing..

  • October 05, 2022
    Sandy Hedgepeth says:
    Dorothy so sorry to hear about the loss of your sister she was blessed to have you. Thoughts and prayers

  • October 05, 2022
    Sharon Sadler says:
    Dorothy and family, sending my condolences with the loss of Emily. She was such a special and dear lady and she loved your family so much, and especially Libby! I will miss her. Prayers for comfort and peace in the days ahead. Cherish your sweet memories!🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • October 05, 2022
    Lou Waters says:
    Thoughts and prayers for the family. I am so sorry for your loss

  • October 05, 2022
    Marie E Boyd says:
    So very sorry for your loss.

  • October 05, 2022
    vance bell says:
    Dorothy, I am so sorry for the loss you are having to endure.