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Frank Kamberos, Businessman and Philanthropist, 98

CHICAGO – Frank S. Kamberos, 98, passed away on October 5, the Chicago Sun Times reported. 

He was the beloved husband of the late Damyra; cherished father of Nina Francesca and Livia Lucia; dear brother of the late George Kamberos (late Mary Lou), the late Catherine Limper (late James), the late Helen Caras (late James), the late Christ Kamberos (late LeAnne, and Maria), and Victoria Komas (the late Jerry); appreciated brother-in-law of the late Leila Hancock (late Dr. James Lyle); admired uncle of many nieces and nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews; loving cousin to countless; staunch and loyal friend; beloved boss.  

Kamberos was a man of great generosity, and a businessman who helped many Greek immigrants. He was a co-founder of Treasure Island Foods, the chairman of The Greek Star, a director of North Community Bank, and active in many organizations, among them the United Hellenic American Congress (UHAC) and the Hellenic Foundation. He served on the board of directors of the National Hellenic Museum for many years.  

Due to COVID regulations, the funeral service will be private. Contributions to Saint Demetrios Orthodox Church would be welcome in lieu of flowers: 2727 West Winona Street, Chicago, IL 60625. 


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