Warren – Panagiotis “Takis” Kardassilaris, 74, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019.
He was born June 26, 1945, in Chios, Greece the son of the late Dimitra (Stakia) and Dimitri Kardassilaris.
In 1971, he came to Warren and worked with his father-in-law and family at the Woodland Market till 1986. From 1986 – 2012, him and his family owned and operated the RB Market in Cortland, Ohio. He saw so much of the world when he traveled with the Merchant Marines from 1964 -1970. He was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Warren. He enjoyed gardening, all the Cleveland sports teams, and the Republican Party. His passion was his family.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Kathy Kardassilaris, three sons, Jimmy Kardassilaris of Hilliard, Michael Kardassilaris of Warren, Christopher (Maria) Kardassilaris of Dublin, two grandchildren Christopher Takis and Giavanna Rose Kardassilaris, and three brothers Pericles Kardassilaris of Chios, Panteles Kardassilaris of Athens, and Annoula (Michalis) Kamaradou of Chios.
He is preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter, Ava Elizabeth Kardassilaris, in-laws, Doxie and Mike Ambeliotis, a brother-in-law, Jimmy Raphtis, and a sister-in-law, Maraki Kardassilaris.
Family and friends may pay their respects Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 429 High St. Warren, Ohio 44481.
The funeral service will be Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Fr. Constantine Valantasis officiating.
Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Warren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be donated to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 429 High St. Warren, Ohio 44481.
Caring and professional services were entrusted to the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences to Panagiotis’s family.
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St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
429 High St., Warren OH 44481