George Psiropoulos died peacefully after a short illness on February 21 in New Port Richey, FL at the age of 92. George is survived by his wife Frieda of Holiday FL, son Dean of Tarpon Springs FL, son Michael of Vancouver WA, 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by brother Peter of FonduLac WI and sister Sophie of Hesperia CA. George was born on December 10, 1924 in FonduLac WI to Hresanthe and Michael Psiropoulos. He graduated from Horace Mann HS in 1942 and volunteered for service in the US Army. An infantryman, he saw action in the European theater in WWII while serving with the third infantry division and received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. After the war he married Frieda Papoutsis. Moving to Huron South Dakota in 1950, George began working with his father-in-law as a partner in a restaurant. The couple welcomed 2 children into their home and purchased another restaurant which they operated until 1984 when they sold out and moved to Florida. George was an accomplished woodworker and handyman, built six boats over his lifetime and helped son Dean build a 2 seat airplane in his later years. He was a generous, witty and thoughtful individual who loved wife and family. He was an active and dedicated member of the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Tarpon Springs FL and also volunteered at the Hellenic Benevolent Association in Tarpon Springs FL. Visitation will be held at Michels and Lundquist Funeral home, 5228 trouble Creek Rd, New Port Richey, FL, on Friday Feb 24, 5 to 7 pm. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday Feb 25, 1pm at Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Tarpon Springs FL. Father Athanasios Haros will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate George’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hellenic Benevolent Association at 205 Hibiscus St, Tarpon Springs FL. Condolences can be sent to [email protected] The family would like to thank the Villas at Sunset Bay ALF and Southern Pines Rehab caregivers and staff for their efforts and dedication.
Date: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
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