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James "Jim" Soufleris


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James "Jim" Soufleris

Hendersonville - James Soufleris Sr., 91 of Hendersonville died on August 5, 2018. He was born on October 26, 1926 in Astoria, New York to the late Adam George Soufleris and Morfu Stylos Soufleris, immigrants from northern Greece. He grew up in Manchester, NH and served in the US Army during World War II. In the mid 50's, he married Virginia Tseckares and the couple relocated to Torrington, CT where they raised their family and where Jim worked as a small business owner. In 1993 they retired to Hendersonville, NC where they have resided since. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Asheville.

Jim is survived by his wife of 63 years, Virginia Tseckares Soufleris; brother George Soufleris [Rita] of Jamesville, NY; 4 children, son Adam Soufleris [Nickie] of Chattanooga, TN, son James Soufleris, Jr. [Dawn] of Rochester, NY, daughter Joy O'Loughlin [Fr Robert] of Tallahassee, FL, son John Soufleris [Debra] and 9 grandchildren - Stephen and Michael Soufleris, Jaclyn and Krista Oloughlin, Christopher, Elizabeth and Madeline Soufleris, Kayla and Kenzie Soufleris.

Visitation will be at the Morris Funeral Home, 304 Merrimon Ave., on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 6-8 pm with a Trisagion at 7:30 pm.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 10:30 am at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 227 Cumberland Ave., in Asheville with the interment to follow at Oakdale Cemetery in Hendersonville.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Asheville. MAY HIS MEMORY BE ETERNAL!

Condolences may be sent through the website, www.morrisfamilyfuneralhome.com
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Aug. 6, 2018
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