Lambros Gavrielides, 82, beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Myra; son, John Gabriel, and his wife, Marina; grandsons, Cody and Peter; brothers, Michael, and his wife, Sharron, and Elvis, and his wife, Margaret; sisters, Evroulla, and her husband, Michael, and Toulla, and her husband, Phytos; and sister-in-law, Mary Gabriel. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews, John, Michael, John, Michelle, Evelyn, George, Nick, Eleni, Martha, Eleni, Andreas and their spouses and children.
Mr. Lamb, as he was affectionately known by all, had been owner and operator of restaurants both in Virginia Beach, and Norfolk notably Spiros Restaurant in Norfolk, Red Snapper Inn, and lastly, Natasha’s Bistro in Virginia Beach. He was a refugee, immigrant from the island of Cyprus and relocated to the United States with his immediate family in 1975.
He was preceded in death by his angel, daughter, Natasha, who succumbed to thalassemia major on Christmas morning 2005; and also his beloved older brother, George.
As a father and husband, Mr. Lamb’s unwavering commitment to honor, affection, humor and wisdom for life helped him establish a strong family bond and a happy home.
A Trisagion service will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 16, at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Road Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church with interment following in Princess Anne Memorial Park.
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