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Delphi AHEPA Chapter 25 Honors Veterans in Manhattan Communities

November 18, 2022

NEW YORK – Delphi AHEPA Chapter 25 offered a memorial service at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Manhattan on November 13 to honor and commemorate the service of all military veterans. The memorial also commemorated the veterans, Brothers and Sisters of Delphi 25 and throughout the AHEPA Family who served in the Armed Forces of the United States and the Hellenic Republic and are no longer with us.

The service was officiated by the Dean of the Cathedral, Very Reverend Fr. Chrysostomos Gilbert, and Fr. Elias Pappas who presided over the Trisagion. Delphi Chapter 25 was represented by the current Chapter President Theodore P. Klingos, and four Past Chapter Presidents, Brothers George Eliopoulos, Argyris Argitakos, Michael Papaphotes, and Dr. Marinos Petratos who is also the Chairman of the Veterans Committee.

The Chapter also visited the community of Saint George and Saint Demetrios, also in Manhattan, to support the commemoration of Veterans Day.

Left to right: Chris C. Parkas, Stephen Cherpelis, George Eliopoulos, Very Reverend Fr. Chrysostomos Gilbert, Fr. Elias Pappas, Dr. Marinos Petratos, Michael Papaphotes, Argyris Argitakos, and Theodore P. Klingos. (Photo: Delphi AHEPA Chapter 25)
The Trisagion service was presided over by Very Reverend Fr. Chrysostomos Gilbert and Fr. Elias Pappas. (Photo: Delphi AHEPA Chapter 25)
The tray of koliva and the American flag to commemorate those Brothers and Sisters who are no longer with us. (Photo: Delphi AHEPA Chapter 25)

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