John Georgis


John Dimos Georgis July 17,1948 – November 27, 2023

Services for John will take place all in one day on Saturday December 2nd at Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 11025 South Roberts Road Palos Hills Illinois 60465. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The Funeral Service will begin promptly at 11:00 AM and immediately following the Visitation. John will be laid to rest alongside his beloved parents at Bethania Cemetery of Justice. May His Memory be Eternal!

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Northwestern Memorial Foundation, PO Box 734985, Chicago, Illinois 60673-4985. Please make checks payable to “Northwestern Memorial Foundation” and include John Georgis in the memo line. Donations can also be made online at or over the phone at (833) 443-8663. Your gift will support Dr. Jyoti Patel’s lung cancer research at Northwestern Medicine.

For information please call or text Michael Orrico at 815/260-0668, email:

John Dimos Georgis, age 75, beloved son of the late Dimos and Fotini (nee Gialamas) Georgis.  Survived in life by his beloved wife of 35 years Linka nee Doklean and his children Kristina Georgis (Ashraf Kawar), Francine (Darb) Lang, Michael (Kristen) Georgis and James (Rebecca) Georgis.  Grandfather to Elias, John, Alexander, Niko and Theoni. Dearest brother of Ethel (Peter) Parthenis, Eleni (Andy) McKenna, and Betty (Pete) Tsoutsas. Brother-in-law to Anka (Vasilie) Misca .  Loved by many nieces and nephews and everyone within the community who knew him as “Uncle John”.
John was born in Greece and immigrated to the United States with his parents and sisters at a very young age.  John was a successful entrepreneur, a self-taught musician and had an endless passion for fishing, inspiring many to join him over the years. He will be deeply missed. May his Memory be Eternal. All arrangements entrusted to Orrico Kourelis Funeral Services Inc.