Andrew Thomas Bakis CHARLOTTE - Andrew Thomas Bakis, 84, of Charlotte, NC died Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was born February 26, 1930 in Nostimo Evrytania, Greece, son of the late Thomas and Efrosini Zaharopoulos Bakis. Mr. Bakis was a retired restaurateur and real estate investor. He was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. He was a former parish council member, a member of the Evrytanian Association and a long time Mason. He loved fishing, traveling, hunting but most of all he loved family time especially with his grandkids. Mr. Bakis is survived by his wife, Andronicky of the home; son, Thomas Bakis and his wife Lena of Matthews, NC; daughter, Frances Troupes and her husband, Demetrios of Charlotte, NC; daughter, Maria Tingas of Kennesaw, GA; and daughter, Joanna Wagner and her husband, Jamie of Woodstock, GA; grandchildren, Andrew and Evan Bakis, Dean, Andrew and Jonathan Troupes, Arthur Tingas, Matthew and Heather Haggart, Csaba, Jazmin and Romeo Wagner; brother, Angelo Bakis and his wife, Ellie; and sisters, Savoula Phillips and Xanthi Papasperos. In addition to his parents, Mr. Bakis was preceded in death by a brother, Xristo Bakis There will be a Trisagion service at 7:30 PM Friday evening at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Funeral services will be 11:30 AM Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Cathedral with the Reverend Michael Varvarelis officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral Foundation, 600 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203 or Panagia Proussiotisa Fund at Elatos Park c/o Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 600 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203. Arrangements are in the care of Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service; please share condolences online at www.hankinswhittington.com.
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Published in Charlotte Observer from July 11 to July 12, 2014