John Lambros Kladis


John L. Kladis    July 5th, 1938  –  February 5th, 2019

John L Kladis, 80, a U.S. Navy veteran, of Oak Lawn passed away peacefully February 5, 2019 surrounded by his devoted family. John was born in Chicago to the late Lambros and Kyriakoula (née Vambakas) Kladis. Beloved father of Lambros “Louie”  (Angiline) Kladis, Kyreakoula “Carol” (James) Hilliard, and Douglas (Wendy) Power. Cherished Papou of Corie (David) Tutor, Jessica Power, Jacob (Carter) Hilliard, Christopher Kladis, Calla Hilliard, John Kladis, Cole Hilliard, and Demetri Kladis. Great grandfather “Papou” to Braden and Desmond Tutor. Dear brother to the late Frocene (the late Nick) Pitsoulakis, the late Mary (James) Maroudas, and the late Sophia (the late Steve) Dokianos; found Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Visitations on Friday, February 8th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Palos Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 South Southwest Highway, Palos Hills. Trisagion service at 6:30pm. Friends and family asked to meet directly for the  Funeral service  at 10:00 AM on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Oak Lawn. Orrico Kourelis Funeral Services Inc. handling all arrangements.  Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen Park. May his memory be eternal! In lieu of flowers memorials will be made to Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. For information please call 877/974-9201 0r 815/462-0711 or

Michael Orrico