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George James Chiagkouris

April 17, 1930 September 6, 2019
George James Chiagkouris
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Obituary for George James Chiagkouris

George James Chiagkouris 89 of Herrin, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
George formerly owned and operated Frank’s Place, a restaurant in Chicago, IL.
George was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps having obtained the rank of Staff Sergeant during the Korean War.
He was of the Greek Orthodox faith.
George was born April 17, 1930 in Tripoli, Greece to Demetre and Christina (Tzsoius) Chiagkouris.
George was united in marriage with Elaine Dimos on December 4, 1966 in Oak Lawn, IL.
Surviving are his wife, Elaine Chiagkouris of Herrin; his children, George J. (Christine) Chiagkouris, Jr. of Darien, IL; daughter, Dimitra (Randy) Hale of Mulkeytown; four grandchildren, Brandon Hale, Nicholas Hale, Alexis Hale and Katie Chiagkouris and a great granddaughter due in October 2019.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and a sister.
Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at Meredith Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin with Fr. John Pawelchak officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 at the funeral home. Burial with military graveside rites conducted by US Marine Corps Honors Detail, Herrin American Legion Post 645, Carterville American Legion Post # 347, Baker-Ladd V. F. W. Post # 1567 will be in St. Mary’s Orthodox Cemetery in Royalton, IL.


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Visitation

Tuesday

10

Sep

5:00 PM 9/10/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/10/2019 8:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Funeral Services

Wednesday

11

Sep

10:00 AM 9/11/2019 10:00:00 AM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary's Orthodox Cemetery Final Resting Place

S. Main Street
Royalton, IL 62983

S. Main Street Royalton 62983 IL
United States
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