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Pericles George Apostolou

May 25, 1925 January 18, 2019
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Obituary for Pericles George Apostolou

Pericles George Apostolou, 93, of Falls Church, Virginia, passed away tragically on Friday, January 18, 2019. Perry was born May 25, 1925 in Epiniana, Evritanias, Greece. A small mountain village tucked away in the central mainland. He was the beloved son of the late George and Sofia Apostolou. The second of five children he immigrated to the United States in the mid-fifties where he lived and worked in Chicago, San-Francisco and Coos Bay, Oregon. Eventually returning to Greece in the early Sixties where he met and married Eleftheria Gournelos and soon returned to the U.S. After a few years in Welch, WV they would finally settle in the Washington DC/Northern VA area.

Perry nurtured, cared for and loved his family with great compassion and great generosity. And he extended his love to everyone he encountered throughout his life. He was an avid chef and baker and you would always find him in the kitchen. He had such a zest for life and was always ready with a kind word, quick wit and a loaf of bread.

He leaves son Chrisostomos Apostolou and daughter Sofia Kehayias and her husband Anastasios and grandaughter Eleftheria, his dear brother Panos Apostolou and sister Litsa Xaniotis, and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded by his wife of 40 years Eleftheria, his son George, his brother Lambros and his sister Rena.
Family and friends are invited to Pericles Life Celebration at Money & King Funeral Home, 171 W. Maple Ave. Vienna, VA on Sunday, Jan 27 from 3 to 6 PM. Funeral services will be held at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, 3149 Glen Carlyn Rd.
Falls Church, VA 22041 on Monday, Jan. 28 at 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers family asks that donations be made in his name to St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church. Online condolences and fond memories may be offered to the family at www. Moneyandking.com


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Visitation

Sunday

27

Jan

3:00 PM 1/27/2019 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 1/27/2019 6:00:00 PM
Money & King Funeral Home

171 W. Maple Ave.
Vienna, VA 22180

Money & King Funeral Home
171 W. Maple Ave. Vienna 22180 VA
United States

Service

Monday

28

Jan

11:00 AM 1/28/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church

3149 Glen Carlyn Rd.
Falls Church, VA 22041

St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church
3149 Glen Carlyn Rd. Falls Church 22041 VA
United States
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