Anastasios "Tom" C. Economou
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Anastasios "Tom" C. Economou, born August 15th, 1932 in Aegina, Greece. He immigrated to the United States in 1947. Tom owned and operated the Ballard Smoke Shop Restaurant and Lounge for 42 years. His legacy will be carried on by his family at the Smoke Shop.
Tom will always be remembered for his generosity and kind heart. It has been said that he was tough as nails yet had a heart of gold.
Tom passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. He is survived by Mary, his beloved wife of 54 years and his children, Chris (Marla), Ann, Maria (Mike), Tom (Michelle), Angela (Matthew), and his nine adorded grandchildren and many beloved nieces, nephews and Godchildren.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Pt. Drive, Tampa, FL. 33607, www.Shrinershospital.org. or to the NW AHEPA Family Educational Foundation, c/o St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 1523 S. Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405.
Viewing/Trisagion Service: 1/7/13, 7:00pm, Bonney Watson, 1732 Broadway, Seattle. Funeral Service; 1/8/13, 11:00am, St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 2100 Boyer Ave E. Seattle.
Published in The Seattle Times on January 6, 2013