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Sotirios Anastasiadis, Rhodes-Native and Lifetime Ahepan, 92

WARREN, OH – Sotirios “Sal” Anastasiadis, 92, passed away on May 28 at St. Joseph Health Care, My Valley Tributes reported.

He was born January 18, 1928, in Rhodes, Greece, the son of Stergo and Dorothea Anastasiadis. He served as a Commando in the Greek Special Forces.

Anastasiadis immigrated to the United States and settled in Warren in 1954. He retired from Van Huffel Tube Corp as a machinist after 32 years. He also was the owner of Salvadores Beauty Salon for several years.

Anastasiadis was a lifetime member of AHEPA Zeus 88 and AHEPA Zeus 16.

He moved to Tarpon Springs in 1994 where he enjoyed gardening, visiting with family and friends, then returned to Cortland, OH in May 2019.

Anastasiadis is survived by his wife of 53 years, Martha; a daughter, Evangeline McFarland of Cortland; a son, Steve S. (Deb) Anastasiadis of Cortland; five grandchildren, Nicholas (Esme) McFarland, Nina (Chad) Clune, Michael (Tiffany) McFarland, Athena Anastasiadis, and Steve J. Anastasiadis; ten great-grandchildren; two brothers, Tasso Anastasiadis of Warren and Manuel (Litsa) Anastasiadis both of Rhodes, Greece; a sister, Evangelia Mahramas of Warren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Nicholas “Nick”, twin brothers, Nikita and Vaso, George and Fotis Anastasiadis and three sisters, Popi, Kaliope Anastasiadis and Stamatia Ashiolas.

A private service was held on June 1, with burial at Oakwood Cemetery in Warren.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Anastasiadis’ name to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High Street NE, Warren, OH 44481.

Arrangements handled by Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel.

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