Andrew M. Pallas 1927 - 2009 Andrew passed away on July 22, 2009 at Kaiser Hospital in Marin County. He is survived by his loving wife, Margaret of 41 years and stepdaughters, Rosalie Opperman, Ann Senter and Denise Sperling. His brothers, Christo (Ruth), Harry and Ted (Irma), and predeceased by brother, Constantine. Also, his nephews, Michael (Rosalyn) and Eugene (Amy). Andrew was born to Michael and Irene Pallas in San Francisco on February 20, 1927. He attended Balboa High School where he played football and ran track. He also served in the U.S. navy during WWII. After the war he went to work for the San Francisco Chronicle as a Pressman for more than 40 years prior to retirement. "Andy" loved photography and took many scenic pictures during his travels. He was the photographer for Columbia Brotherhood Masonic Lodge #370 and was awarded the Hiram Award for his dedication. He was also a lifetime member of the Shrines. "Our hearts still ache in sadness And secret tears still flow What it meant to lose you We will soon begin to know" God Bless You "Andy" Rest in Peace. Friends may visit Thursday July 30, from 3pm-8:45pm and are invited to attend the Trisagon Service 7pm, at DUGGAN'S SERRA MORTUARY, 500 Westlake Ave., Daly City. Funeral Service will be held Friday 1pm, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 999 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, followed by Burial Service at the Greek Orthodox Cemetery in Colma. In lieu of flowers, please send Memorial Contributions to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, or The Masonic Columbia Brotherhood Lodge, #370, 1855 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, CA 94132, or the Balboa Alumni Athletic Fund, P.O. Box 31866, San Francisco, CA 94131
Published by San Francisco Chronicle on Jul. 28, 2009.