BORIS JAMES "JIM" ANGELOFF, 84, of Fort Wayne, died on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Coventry Meadows. Born in Fort Wayne, he was the son of immigrant parents from Sofia, Bulgaria. He graduated from Central High School and then enlisted in the United States Army. He fought in the Korean War and was awarded two Purple Hearts. He worked in the electrical components department of ITT; later he worked in the restaurant business at Angeloff's family restaurant; and was co-owner of South Side Gardens. Surviving are his nephew, Michael (Lisa) Angeloff of Phoenix, Ariz.; nieces, Karon (Peter) Vass of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and Debbie (Mark) Hesterman of Fort Wayne; and sister-in-law, Dorothy (Tom) Stephanoff of Fort Wayne. He was preceded in death by his brother, Angel "Bob" Angeloff; and parents, Vasill and Kristana Angeloff. Funeral service is noon Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, in the chapel, at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne, with calling from 11 a.m. to noon. Father Andrew Jarmus and Deacon Michael Myers of St. Nicholas Eastern Orthodox Church officiating. Private burial (family only) following the service at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to St. Nicholas Eastern Orthodox Church. To sign the online guestbook, please visit


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Oct. 3, 2011