WEB_Konstantakos_LeonidasIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a loving husband, father and grandfather on March 23, 2013 at the age of 77 years. Beloved husband of Polixeni (Jenny) for 48 years. Cherished father of Dimitra Mendrinos and husband Mihail, Eva Konstantakos and husband Mohamed Musbah, Georgia Arslan and husband Tim, Sarantos (Sam) and fiancée Eva Kokinos. Proud Papou of Zakaria, Safiya, Sumayah, Ismail, Zainab, Yaseen, Polixeni (Poli), Eleni, Costa, and Michael. Reunited with late parents Sarantos and Demetra Konstantakos. Survived by brother John and Effie Konstantakos and sisters Aretoula Christakos (George), Ekaterina Pavlakos (Konstandinos), Artemisia Xenos (Stylianos). Predeceased by brothers Stratis and Christos and sister Antonia Vergiris (Alexandros). He will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Louis was born in Vasilakion-Sparta, Greece in 1935 and immigrated to Canada in 1957 where he strived for a better way of life for himself and his future family. He was a proud employee of Chrysler for 7 years and worked hard for many years in the restaurant industry in various capacities. He was a proud cook for 7 years at the Chicken Court. He co-owned Jim’s Pizzeria in Peterborough and opened Sparta Restaurant in Windsor. Louis courageously fought Progressive Supra-Nuclear Palsy (PSP) over the last few years. A special thank you to the staff at Village of Aspen Lake and to the Doctors and Nursing staff at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital and Windsor Regional Hospital (ICU) for all of their care and compassion.Visiting Wednesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Thrice Holy Hymn Service Wednesday at 8pm and Thursday at 10 am at Families First Funeral Home & Tribute Centre (519-969-5841) 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor. Procession to Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 65 Ellis St. E. for a Funeral Service at 10:30 am. Fr. Stavros Chatzis officiating. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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