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Tom Kostopoulos

Lawrenceburg - Tom, Beloved husband of Rosalyn Kostopoulos (nee Buckmeier), Loving father of Jenny (Shane) Adamson and Krysi (Matt) Arnett, Dear Papou of Grace, Eben, Austin, Adalei, Tyler, and Kaleb. Brother of the late Jim Kostopoulos, brother-in-law of Dina Kostopoulos. Son of the late Christos and Anastasia Kostopoulos, and beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. He will be missed sorely by his devoted family and friends that touched his life and whom he touched theirs. Wild refinisher of furniture to all whom he met and invited all to his shop while avidly playing cards. Life in the restaurant, Delhi Chili, was filled with fun, joy, laughter with all the people he loved. Passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018. Visitation Wednesday 9:30 AM until time of service at 11:30 AM at the Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church 7000 Winton Rd. Memorials may be made to Tom Kostopoulos Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy Fund. www.vittstermeranderson.com




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Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Jul. 23, 2018.
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March 10, 2019
The best cheese coneys in the city. Tom was a friend for over 50 years. I will miss him.
John Wilson
March 9, 2019
Tom taught me as a young man in his restaurant. It was where I learned that amateurs work until they get it right, professionals work until they can't get it wrong. He was a firm, but very just boss and a great mentor. When I saw him later in life, he greeted me with a big smile and a hug, his is a great soul. May he rest with The Lord.
George Bredestege
August 1, 2018
I'm so sorry to hear this. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May your memories comfort your heart; and God help your family during this time of sorrow. Isa.41:13
Carla
July 26, 2018
Rose,

So many memories from Locust Lane.

My deepest sympathy.

With Prayers

Tom Luhn
Thomas Luhn
July 25, 2018
Thinking of you at this time. Grew up going to Delhi Chili with my mom and dad. My dad Charlie Siefert was one of the "Retired coffee crew" that would meet there every morning. Played a lot of cards with Tom and he will surely be missed
Missy and Scott Voges
July 25, 2018
Always a happy guy. Eating at his very family friendly resturant was a regular thing. I even craved Delhi Chili when I was pregnant. You will be missed. RIP Tom. Your were one of the good guys. Prayers to the family.
Tina
July 24, 2018
Thoughts and prayers are with you Rose and your family during this difficult time.
Joe & Margo Marsala
July 24, 2018
I will always remember our times at UC and what a great friend Tom was to all. In more recent times I always looked forward to stopping by DC and reliving the college days.
Rick Hasselbeck
July 24, 2018
Tom was a good friend. I would go up to the Delhi Chili and just talk and watch the TV with him. I will miss Tom but he is in a better place now. I have missed him since his restaurant closed. My condolences to the family. He was a great guy!!
George Wetterer
Friend
July 24, 2018
Tom's passing is such a great loss to our community He was a jovial man who totally enjoyed life to its fullest. He had a marvelous baseball card collection and spent hours with my husband going through them. He even came to our house to help us put up a kitchen light. He loved talking about his girls and his grandchildren. He most definitely will be missed. Rest in peace, Tom, you certainly deserve the eternal blessings awaiting you.

Lee and Kathy Ealy
July 24, 2018
Tom,

I have no words to Express the gratitude that I have always held for you. Thank you being there for me and my family, for your sweet whistle while you worked, for your gift of "divine fertility via hugs". You will ALWAYS be in my heart and memories. Sending all my love, light andprayers your family.

Love,

Cricket
Sherrie Kleinholz
July 24, 2018
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July 24, 2018
May the God of comfort grant you strength during this difficult time. My condolences to the family.
July 24, 2018
Tom was always smiling and full of life. He touched many lives and will be sorely missed.I raise my Delhi Chili mug in a toast to Tom Kostopoulos.
Dan Beckstedt
July 24, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family at this most difficult time. May his memory remain eternal and may he Rest In Peace. Love, George and Fran Kavouras

We are out of the country and will unfortunately not be able to attend the funeral.
George and Fran Kavouras
July 23, 2018
Barry and I both grew up in Delhi so we were very familiar with Tom and the family. Throughout the years, we ate at Delhi Chili and remember Tom's smile and friendly greeting every time we visited the restaurant! He also would crack a joke or two in between serving customers or during commercial breaks while watching TV with his brother. When we heard of the restaurant closing, we shared with Tom all the memories we had at the restaurant over the previous 30+ years! Although the food was great, and he made the best chili, we always enjoyed going to the restaurant because of the friendly and welcoming atmosphere from Tom and the staff. He was a genuinely nice man. Our prayers go out to Tom and his family.

May God wrap his loving arms around Tom's family and provide comfort and mercy during this difficult time. Amen.

Barry and Theresa Bracher, and family
Former residents of Delhi, Ohio
July 23, 2018
Love this Sweet man.... my dad, Al Schrand, and he were good friends ..... and my parents and I ate at Delhi. Chili often.... Tiom was so nice and friendly .... and joking with my dad and us! God bless him and family!❤
Debbie Schrand-Stemler
July 23, 2018
Tom will be missed he never had a bad thing to say about anyone. Great football player and one of the hardest hitters on the team.
God Bless Tom
July 23, 2018
RIP Tom.... never had a better boss, friend in my life than you ! I will always cherish the memories working with u and Jim, Chris, and Uncle for 8 years!!! Thank you for giving me 8 amazing years at Delhi Chili ! Tell the other fella s , Beevie said hi !! Give them all a hug for me !! Love you all
Bev Wiechering
July 23, 2018
Rose - Condolences to you and your family during this time of grief and sorrow. May God's light shine upon you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Kevin Behler Family
July 23, 2018
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July 23, 2018
Sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you!!
Mary Weiler
July 23, 2018
So Sorry Rosie and Family for your loss. Will be thinking and praying for you all. Sending my condolences. Your Cousin Mary Weiler
July 23, 2018
I'm sorry for your loss May these words from our Heavenly father bring you comfort Jeremiah 29:12
Jennifer H
July 23, 2018
My favorite childhood memory was working at Delhi Chili and creating wonderful friendships with the Kostopoulos family. I still remember the look on Tom's face when I accidentally knocked the box of straws into the chili he was cooking. When I think of Tom and Jim, I can't help but smile. Both made positive impacts on all of us and helped me become a better young man. I am forever grateful. Thank you Kostopoulos family for sharing your husband and dad with all of us - just an awesome man. We love you all.
Jason Boyce
July 23, 2018
This is one I never wanted to read! So sad! RIP, Tom!
You will be sorely missed!

Kerry (DC customer)
Kerry Lude
July 23, 2018
I will miss you greatly Tom. Thank you for being family and one of my dad's closest friends. You will be greatly missed. Shannon
Shannon Bullock
July 23, 2018
Want you to know that your friends at White Oak Christian Church are praying for your strength and comfort at this time. You are in our thoughts in the days to come as well!
Rick Shonkwiler
July 23, 2018
You and your family are in our prayers. He will be missed. My God help you through this.
Don & Ann Osterfeld
Ann Osterfeld
July 23, 2018
prayers to you and the family in the loss of a loved one. we all will miss his smile
Sandra Creech
July 23, 2018
tom was a good man that i met at delhi chili 34 years ago he treated his customer all so great he will be miss .may god hold you so tenderly in his arms
Sandra Creech
Friend
July 23, 2018
So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. We were classmates at West High and I was a frequent patron and lover of Delhi Chili. Tom always had a smile on his face and greeted me with a hug when I saw him. My sympathy to his family and friends.
Cathy Groene
July 23, 2018
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
July 23, 2018
Tom was a friend Loved the atmosphere at delhi chile. Best coney's & fries. No doubt about it!!!!!!! The breakfast was'nt bad either!! I was there for the closing with tom & family IT WAS SAD!!! TOM REST IN PEACE; I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU. JOHN T WILSON
John Wilson
July 23, 2018
Tom was the Greek Bull. I thought I would see him always healthy and strong. He was unfailingly kind to me. , .
Charles Lineback
July 23, 2018
The Kohlmeyer family has so many great memories around Tom and Jim at Delhi Chili. They touched so many lives and prayers are with the family.
Chris Kohlmeyer
July 23, 2018
My deepest condolences to all his family and many friends.

As he climbs the Stairway to Heaven, I imagine he's whistling a happy tune. And the eternal Heavenly debate over how to spell 'onions' is about to begin...
Steve Bitter
July 23, 2018
So sorry for your loss. May you find comfort and strenght in God's promise found at Jeremiah 29:11
July 23, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Family is in my prayers and thoughts .
Sonya
July 23, 2018
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
Nancy Bowen-Feist
July 23, 2018
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
July 23, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Cheria Pyle
July 22, 2018
So sorry for your loss. I will always remember his smile. Thoughts and prayers coming your way.

Jo Ann (Menzer) Hayes
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