Funeral Service of Prominent Businessman & Philanthropist, Peter J. Pappas

Funeral Service for the prominent businessman and philanthropist, Peter J. Pappas, at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York, Nov. 28, 2017. (Photo by TNH/Costas Bej)

NEW YORK – Funeral services were held for prominent businessman and philanthropist, Peter J. Pappas, on November 28 at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York. The solemn ceremony was attended by family and friends as well as many members of the community.

Pappas, 77, husband to Catherine, father to Peter Jr., James, and Tara, and grandfather to nine; a devoted Orthodox Christian, a dedicated Hellene of Cypriot descent, and a proud lifelong New Yorker who always cherished his family, religious and ethnic roots, fell asleep in the Lord on November 23, 2017.

The service was presided over by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios who was assisted by His Grace Bishop Andonios of Phasiane, Fr. Alexander Karloutsos, Fr. Paul Palesty, and many other priests from the New York-area communities.

In lieu of flowers the Pappas Family asks that you consider making a contribution to the following institutions: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Shrine at WTC http://bit.ly/InMemoryPeterPappasSr and Boca Raton Regional Hospital BRRH.com.

Funeral Service for the prominent businessman and philanthropist, Peter J. Pappas, at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, in New York, Nov. 28, 2017. (Photo by TNH/Costas Bej)
Funeral Service for the prominent businessman and philanthropist, Peter J. Pappas, at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, in New York, Nov. 28, 2017. (Photo by TNH/Costas Bej)
Funeral Service for the prominent businessman and philanthropist, Peter J. Pappas, at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, in New York, Nov. 28, 2017. (Photo by TNH/Costas Bej)
Funeral Service for the prominent businessman and philanthropist, Peter J. Pappas, at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, in New York, Nov. 28, 2017. (Photo by TNH/Costas Bej)