George E. Hazimihalis, 69
Campbell…George E. Hazimihalis, 69, passed away Thursday morning surrounded by family.
George was born on May 16, 1952 in Kos, Greece. He emigrated to the United States in 1979.
George resided with his wife of 34 years, Penelope, in Campbell, where they raised their three children Maria, Katerina and Elefterios. George was a loving husband, father, and brother who dedicated his life to ensuring his family lacked nothing. A committed painter and co-owner of Morris Painting Inc., George enjoyed climbing power towers and working alongside his brothers and nephews until his retirement in 2017. George was known for his strength and endurance throughout his career. But at home, he was a kind soul with a great sense of humor.
George’s pride and joy were his wife, Penelope; children, Maria (Emmanuel) Hondroulis, Katerina Hazimihalis, and Elefterios G. Hazimihalis, whom he leaves behind to cherish his memory. George is also survived by his brothers, Kyriakos (Judy) Hazimihalis and Emmanuel (Maria) Hazimihalis; as well as his sister in-law Mary (John) Hazimihalis, all from Campbell. Additionally, George also leaves behind his sisters Maria E. Hazimihalis and Irini E. Hazimihalis; his sisters in-law Dionisia (Petros) Hazimihalis and Dionisia (Dimitris Diakogiannis) Kouroupis; as well as his brother in-law Ioannis (Effie) Kouroupis, all from Kos. George also has several nieces and nephews in the U.S. and Greece who will remember him fondly.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Elefterios and Aikaterina Hazimihalis; his brothers Petros E. Hazimihalis and John E. Hazimihalis; as well as his father in-law Vasilis Kouroupis; and mother in-law Maria Kouroupis.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Nov. 22, 11:00am at Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church. The family will receive family and friends at the church from 10:00-11:00 a.m., prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers and gifts, you are encouraged to make donations to Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church.
The Hazimihalis family has entrusted their loved one to the care of the Wasko Funeral Home.
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