Peter (Velkos) Atanas

ATANAS, Peter (Velkos) - Surrounded by the love of his children, Peter passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at the age of 97. Originally from Greece, he embraced Canada as his home and was grateful for the opportunities and the life it gave his family. He was the last surviving child of Thanasi and Maria Velkos of Anarahi (Kozani), Greece. Beloved husband of the late Marika Velkos Atanas and dearly loved and respected father of Elpiniky (Dimitrios), Tom (Carol), Nick (Vivi) and the late Agape. Forever in their hearts and cherished grandfather (Dedo) of Diane (Kerry), Mary (Chris), Jason (Beth), Peter (Katerina), Ryan (Kathy), Billy, Meaghan (Joe) and adored by his four great- grandchildren Christopher, Kennedy, Carys and Abigal. Family and friends are welcomed to pay their respects at the Jerrett Funeral Home "North York Chapel", 6191 Yonge St. (south of Steeles Ave.), on Thursday, October 6, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church (1 Brookhaven Dr.) on Friday, October 7, 2011 at 10 a.m. Interment at Beechwood Cemetery. Condolences to the family may be left at www.jerrettfuneralhomes.com

Funeral Home

Jerrett Funeral Homes
6191 Yonge Street Toronto, ON M2M4K4
(416) 223-6050

Published in the Toronto Star on Oct. 6, 2011