Services for Socratis “Taki” we be held Tuesday 10/17/2017 from 3-9 PM at The Palos Gaidas Funeral Home 11028 S. SW Hwy Palos Hills (at 111th & SW Hwy next to McDaonalds). Friends a& Family asked to meet directly Wednesday morning at the Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church 11025 S. Roberts Road for the 10 AM Funeral Service.
Socratis Pimenidis, (also known as Sam and Taki) 52 of Worth Illinois formerly of Drama Greece and migrated with his family to the United States in 1967, passed away early Saturday morning October 14th, 2017 at home peacefully with family at his side. Beloved son to Lambrini and the late Nicholaos. Loving brother of Olympia (Dimitrios) Diamantopoulos, Perry, and Mark. Dear uncle to Anastasi, and Niko Diamantopoulos. Dearest nephew of the late Sterios and Helen Laftsidis, Gregorgy and Eleni Hatzicostas, and Dimitiros and the late Anastasia Sirepisios, Gerasimos and Effie Georgiadis. Fond cousin of Bob and Sophie, John and Lilly, Sherman and Sandra, Fred and Maria, Perry, John and Maria, George, and Angie, and all of their families. Dedicated employee of Moraine Valley Community College proud coworker of Rick, Helen, Chris, Bill, Joanne, Bridget, Pamela, Joe, and many others for many years. Sam was a close childhood friend of the Ortiz family of Austin Texas, Mrs. Theresa, the late Rogelio, Best friend Roger, Maggie, Theresa, and Rosa, and their families.. Sam was a simple friendly guy who lived a stress free life, loved his family especially his nephews Anastasi and Niko. He also loved sports and loved being around people. The Pimenidis family would like to especially like to thank cousin Angela S., Vitas Hospice of Tinley Park, Kris P at MVCC, Marty T at BC/BS, and Father Tom DeMedeiros of Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church of Palos Hills. MAY HIS MEMORY BE ETERNAL! Visitation Tuesday October 17th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Palos Gaidas Funeral Home 11028 South Southwest Highway (7700 W) Palos Hills. Trisagion Service at 6:00 PM. Friends and family ask to meet Wednesday morning for the 10:00 AM funeral Service at Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 11025 South Roberts Road Palos Hills Il 60465. In lieu of flowers memorials will be made according to the family’s wishes. Orrico Kourelis Funeral Services Inc; Directing. Interment EvergreenCemetery, Evergreen Park Illinois. For information 708-974-4410 or www.orricofuneral.com