Vlantes, Alexander N.
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Alexander N. Vlantes age 96 of Trumbull, beloved husband of 72 years to the late Sophie Melligon Vlantes, son of the late Nicholas and Christina Achilles Vlantes passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Friday, May 3, 2013. Born in Bridgeport, he was a lifelong area resident. A Veteran of WWII, he served as a Corporal in the Army attached in Germany, he was the purchasing Agent for L.T. Doby where he worked for over 30 years before retiring. A member of the V.F.W. Post 143, he was a lifelong parishioner of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church and had served on the Audit Committee for over 50 years. In keeping with his love of Greek culture and history, he was a past President of the A.H.E.P.A and served as their secretary for over 50 years and had received his 75 year pin for dedicated service. Survivors include his two beloved daughters; Christine Rosengarten of Scarsdale, NY. and Constance Gorzelany and husband Stan of Shelton, CT., four grandchildren, Dana Gorzelany-Mostak, Jennifer Gorzelany, Karen and Rachel Rosengarten, several nieces and nephews as well as hundreds of Ahepan Brothers. Friends are invited to attend the Rite of Burial on Wednesday May 8, 2013 at 11am in Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 4070 Park Ave. Bridgeport with Fr. Andreas Vithoulkas Presbyter officiating with interment immediately following at Lakeview Cemetery, Bridgeport. Calling hours will take place on Tuesday May 7, 2013 from 5 to 8pm in the Commerce Hill Funeral Home, 4798 Main St. Bridgeport (on the Trumbull line) with Trisagion service at 6pm in the funeral home followed by the AHEPA exemplifying their ritual. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations may be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church or to the Ahepan Scholarship fund in memory of Alex whose life centered upon them. For online condolences and to light a virtual candle visit us at commercehillfh.com
AIONIA H MNHMH
Published in Connecticut Post from May 6 to May 7, 2013