Demetrios "Jim" Kechajias, 79, of Scottsdale, AZ pased away July 7, 2005. He was born on November 8, 1925 in Greece. He was a resident of Phoenix for over ten years. Jim was an apartment owner and watch maker. He is survived by his wife, Fanny, brother, Bill Kechajias, nephew, Argirios Kechajias, two brothers-in-law, Dean (Fotini) Pestrivas and Argirios (Zoe) Pestrivas and sister-in-law, Marica (Demetri) Kontos. Visitation, Monday, July 11, 2005, 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., with Trisagion at 7:00 P.M., A. L. Moore Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, 710 West Bethany Home Road. Funeral service, Tuesday, July 12, 2005, 10:00 A.M., Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 1973 East Maryland Avenue.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Jul. 10, 2005.