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ROSELLE - Konstantinos P. "Gust" Karountzos, 79, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020. A life long hairdresser, Gust was also a bartender, restaurant manager, and most recently a greeter at Meijer. Beloved husband of 55 years to Pauline(nee Papadopoulou); loving father of Sophia(Leo) Carrera, Peter(Linda), Jimmy, and Chris(Patty); cherished grandfather of Klara, Konstantinos, and Demetri Carrera, Amber and Ashley Shaeffer, Autum(Brian) Willes, and Anastacia and Christina Karountzos; proud great grandfather of Jayden and Titan; fond brother of Harry(Helen) Karountzos, the late Anastasia(the late Athanasios) Zafiris, and the late Efrosini(the late Christos) Papathanasopoulos; dear uncle of Dino Karountzos and many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, November 20 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 893 Church Rd., Elmhurst. Interment Arlington Cemetery. Information, (630)529-5751.

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Published in Daily Herald on Nov. 19, 2020.
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November 23, 2020
My deepest sympathy to all of you. I worked with him at Holiday Day Inn Itasca from 2005-2010 and he was an amazing man. I would run into him at Meijers and he was so happy to see me. He always loved to crack jokes. I am sorry to hear he has passed. Thank you for the memories.
Amy Edgar
November 21, 2020
To the entire Karountzos family, I have great memories of “Papa Dino.” May yours always live on. I am so sorry for your loss.
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