GOARCH - January 15, 1998

Archbishop Spyridon Officiates at Funeral Services of his Uncle

NEW YORK - His Eminence Archbishop Spyridon officiated at the funeral services of his uncle, George C. Tsourakis, on Wednesday, January 14 at St. Nicholas Cathedral, Tarpon Springs, Fl. Mr. Tsourakis was the brother of Mrs. Clara Papagheorgiou, the mother of His Eminence.

An Archon Depoutatos of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Mr. Tsourakis, 73, who passed away on Saturday, January 10, is also survived by another sister, Theodora Liolos of Tarpon Springs, a daughter, Virginia Patrick and sons, Dean and Nick, all of Tarpon Springs.

A highly respected member of the community, Mr. Tsourakis served twice as Mayor of Tarpon Springs and as past president of St. Nicholas Cathedral.

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