GEORGAS, Athanasius Tom
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December 9, 1931 - June 22, 2012
Tom passed away peacefully in Burnaby at the age of 80. He is survived by his wife of 53 years Nota, sons Pete, Dino (Stella), Tom (Kathy) and grandchildren Jacob, Bryson, Konstantine and Danika. He was born in Klemendi, Corinthos, Greece and moved to Lethbridge, Alberta in 1957, before moving on to Vancouver. He was a successful self-employed business man (T.G. Gas for over 30 years). He was a board member of the Mount Pleasant community centre in 1967, Treasurer of the St. George Greek Orthodox Church in 1971 and a founding member of the St. Nicholas & Dimitrios Greek Orthodox Church In 1980. He will be dearly missed. Prayers will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Mount Pleasant Funeral Home, 306 East 11th Avenue, Vancouver. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 12 p.m. at Saints Nicholas & Dimitrios Greek Orthodox Church, 4641 Boundary Road, Vancouver, Father Evangelos Aravantinos officiating. Burial to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Burnaby. Reception will be held at the Hellenic Community Centre, 4500 Arbutus Street, Vancouver following the burial services. In lieu of flowers, donations to the B.C. Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences and tributes may be sent to the family by visiting www.mountpleasantfuneral.com
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on June 26, 2012