Savas Jerry Stathatos
1926 - 2014
Jerry was a lovely man who brought beauty to his world and his friends with his love of nature and his exquisite
garden. A native of Los Angeles , he lived over 60 years in San Marino, CA
Jerry was born to Dionysios and Diamanta Stathatos in 1926. With his brother Dan, they operated the Broadway Florist and Stats.
He was a Board director of Descanso Gardens , a member of St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral where he served in many capacities, president of Axios, and a founding supporter of Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute. He is survived by Helen, his beloved wife of 63 years, children John (Monica), Paul (Susan), Jerre Ann Pappelis (Gus), six grandchildren Adrianna, Mark , Nicholas, Christopher, Eleni, Niki, his brother Dan, his nephews, Steven, Phillip, Michael, Damon. A thoughtful and gentle man, Jerry brought an awareness and appreciation to the everlasting beauty of the garden. He will be missed by all. Trisagion service will be Friday at 7:30 and the Funeral at 10:00 am Saturday both held at Saint Sophia Cathedral, 1324 So. Normandie Ave, Los Angeles. In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation in Jerry's honor to St. Sophia Cathedral, 1324 So. Normandie Ave., LA 90006, or Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada, 91011. Email condolences to www.chapmanfuneraldirectors.com.
Terry & Mary Harmon Directors,
Chapman Funeral Directors (855) 628-0447.
Published in Pasadena Star-News on Jan. 30, 2014