Pete Kapos, 92, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, March 16, 2019, at Westminster-Canterbury, Virginia Beach. Born in Kefalonia, Greece, he was the son of the late Theodora and Hercules Kapogiannatos.
He was preceded in death by his son, Hercules P. Kapos.
Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 64 years, Helen Parganas Kapos; son, George Kapos of Virginia Beach; grandchildren, Christopher Kapos and Hollie Kapos-Koren (Timothy); his pride and joy, great-grandson, Tyson Koren; brother, Denis Kapos (Anthoula); sister-in-law, Mary Kapos; and many loving cousins, nieces and nephews.
Pete was a founding member of “Odysseus” World Federation of Cephalonian & Ithacian Societies, serving in leadership positions since 1995. For the past seven years, he has been the honorary president of “Odysseus.” He was a lifelong member of AHEPA and is and a longtime member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral. He also served as president of the Cephalonian & Ithakesian Society of Norfolk for over a decade.
Pete was well-respected in the community for his religious and charitable work, and well-loved as the founder of Pete Kapos Painting Contractors.
A Trisagion service will be conducted at 6 p.m., Tuesday evening, March 19, 2019, at the chapel of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., 2002 Laskin Road. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 20, at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral with Father George Bessinas officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral.
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