Thursday, February 20, 2014

In Memorium: George A. Pappas

George A. Pappas, 86, of Reading PA, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
George was born September 9, 1927 in Reading, PA, to Evangelos and Androniki (Azadelli) Pappadopoulos.
George served in the US Army, graduated from Kutztown Teachers College, was a teacher and devoted Drivers Education instructor for many years at Reading High School until his retirement.
His later endeavors included ownerships of the Surf Haven Motel in Wildwood, NJ, and the New Jerusalem Inn of Reading.
He was a longtime member and past president of William Penn Chapter No. 61, Order of AHEPA in Reading. He was initiated into the AHEPA in 1979.
George is survived by his cherished wife of 55 years, Kalliope Deligiannis Pappas; son, Evan and wife, Michelle of Reading; daughter, Elaine and husband, Phillip Triantis of Charlotte, NC; and grandchildren: George, Alexa, Jessica, Alex, Jonathan, Kelly and Joshua. George was predeceased by his beautiful daughter, Nikki Pappas Pownall and brothers, Peter and Paul Pappas.
George had a smile for all, a harsh word for none and will be dearly missed by everyone whose lives he touched. Rest peacefully, George.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted with Theo C. Auman Funeral Home, Reading. A Funeral Service will be held Friday, February 21, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 1001 East Wyomissing Blvd, Wyomissing, PA 19611. Friends will be received in the church on Friday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Burial service to follow in Charles Evans Cemetery in Reading.

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