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Demetrios P. Vasiliades

1931 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Demetrios P. Vasiliades Obituary
Demetrios P. Vasiliades
04/27/1931 - 09/10/2018
Demetrios P. Vasiliades, 87 years old, passed away September 10, 2018 at his home in Ormond By-The-Sea, Florida of natural causes. He was born April 27, 1931 in Lindos, Greece to Panaiotis Vasiliadis and Hrisanthi Frangesikaki. He was the last remaining sibling of five children. Preceding him in death were three brothers, Gus, Angelo, and Frank Vasiliades and two sisters, Mary Simon and Zenovia Cort. He moved to St. Claire Shores, MI after two years serving in the Greek navy where he developed a passion for rowing sculls. He competed with the Greek National team. He met the love of his life (wife) Betty Jane Bennett, married and moved to Baltimore, MD, where he had his first of five children, Christina Vasiliades, now deceased. He moved back to MI and had three more children, Peter J. Vasiliades, Mark J. Vasiliades, and Margarita J. Vagnier. He finally relocated the family to Daytona Beach, FL in the early 1970s. There he purchased a restaurant/residential property in Ormond By-The-Sea. He was the owner and operator of Demetri's Seaside Restaurant from 1974 to 2004. The last child, Gus J. Vasiliades was born in Daytona Beach, FL in 1977. Margarita J. Vagnier has two children (grandchildren to Demetrios) whom he loved dearly, John and James Vagnier. Funeral services will be held at Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 129 N. Halifax Ave., Daytona Beach, FL at 10:00am Saturday, September 15. A burial ceremony will immediately follow at Daytona Memorial Park, 1425 Bellevue Ave., Daytona Beach, FL. Condolences may be shared for the family at www.dalewoodwardfuneralhomes.com.


Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal from Sept. 13 to Sept. 14, 2018
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