John Kathreptis

John A., 84, a resident of Bergenfield for 37 years, on October 15, 2013. Cherished husband of Alice (nee Higgins). Beloved father of Rena, Anthony and his wife Lisa, Nancy Alvarez and Elliot and his wife Stephanie. Adored grandfather of Ryan, Jessica, Frank, Karina, Christopher, Nicholas, Anthony Jr. and John A., his namesake. He was born in Port Said, Egypt of Greek parents and graduated from the American College in Alexandria, Egypt. John served honorably in the US Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict and became a US citizen in the early 50's. He was a successful restaurateur in New York and New Jersey for many years and a founding member of AHEA; Association of Hellenes from Egypt in America. Visitation at the Barrett Funeral Home, 148 Dean Dr. Tenafly on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service Saturday 12 Noon at the funeral home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Visit

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Barrett Funeral Home
148 Dean Dr Tenafly, NJ 07670
(201) 568-8043
Published in The Record/Herald News on Oct. 17, 2013