COSTAS KARAGIANIS It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Costas Karagianis, 89, on Friday, April 11, 2014 surrounded by family at Oakville - Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. An officer in the Greek Army during the Second World War, he immigrated to Canada in 1950, where he met and married his wife of 62 years, Mary Stoyanchin. A longtime employee of General Bakeries, his diligence, intelligence and reliability earned him a leadership role with the company, from which he retired in 1987. Dearly beloved husband of Mary, cherished father of Bill and his wife Janet Pickell of Oakville, Ontario and Tina and her husband Chris Patterson of Greensboro, NC and devoted grandfather of Katie Karagianis and Scott Patterson; he will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held honouring Costas on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the GLEN OAKS MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 3164 Ninth Line, Oakville, Ontario, 905-257-8822. Visitation from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Service from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. and a Reception will follow from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Oakville - Trafalgar Hospital. Online Condolences at www.glenoaks.ca
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Published in the Toronto Star from May 10 to May 17, 2014