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“I knew Pete from Mather's Cafe in Chicago, where we were both members of the chess group. We enjoyed many games together, and Pete was always a...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Ken Piwowar - Chicago, IL

“Sympathy and Love to the entire family. He was kind and a wonderful family man. He will be missed.Memory Eternal dear friend ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Susanne Amarantos - Morton Grove, IL

“May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: A friend

“To the family of Peter my sympathy to all of you.Peter you were one of a kind as said you were the most gentle and sweet person I have ever known to...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Angie Limperis


Peter was born on April 12, 1924 and passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019.

Peter was a resident of Illinois at the time of passing.

Peter grew up in the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church neighborhood on Chicago's North Side and attended Budlong Grade School and Amundson High School.

Drafted in early 1943, he proudly served as a radio operator in the U.S. Army during WWII, and participated in campaigns in Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, the Rhineland and Central Europe.

He was also preceded in death by another son, George and brother, Gus.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019, at Nelson Funeral Home, 820 W. Talcott, Park Ridge, IL.

Funeral Ceremony: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 2350 E. Dempster St., DesPlaines, IL with Fr. George Pyle, concelebrants.

Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in River Grove, IL

Memorial contributions may be made to HSHS Hospice Central IL, 2667 Farragut Dr, Springfield, IL 62704 or St. Anthony Greek Orthodox Church, 1600 S. Glenwood, Springfield, IL 62704.

George Pyle, concelebrants.

Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in River Grove, IL

Memorial contributions may be made to HSHS Hospice Central IL, 2667 Farragut Dr, Springfield, IL 62704 or St. Anthony Greek Orthodox Church, 1600 S. Glenwood, Springfield, IL 62704.

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