James Xenakis

JAMES XENAKIS

Of Brookline, age 90, passed peacefully on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Beloved Husband of the late Mollie (Gramatikos) Xenakis for 65 years; Loving Father of Mike (Ronnie) Xenakis, Markos Xenakis, Tina (Simeon) Koutoufaris, and Ronnie (Dean) Stambolis; Grandfather of Simone, Nicholas, Markos, Alainia (Max), Stephanie, Melanie (Michael), Alexia (Rabih), and Demetri; Great-Grandfather of Cole, Athan, and Lane; Brother of Nickolas (Dora) Xenakis. James was born in Pittsburgh and raised in Icaria, Greece. He returned to the States to work, served in the Army, married, and raised his family here. James had his own produce business for over thirty-five years. He will be remembered as the most loving and generous person, always welcoming his many nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emmanuel and Katina (Markakis) Xenakis; and his siblings, Gus (Paula) Xenakis, Anthony (Despina) Xenakis, and Despina (John) Korres. Funeral arrangements by BEINHAUERS, 412-531-4000. Friends are welcome at 2630 West Liberty Avenue, Dormont, 15216 on Monday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. A Trisagion Service will be held on Monday at 8:30 p.m. Additional visitation will be held in Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 123 Gilkeson Road, Mt. Lebanon on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Liturgy at 11 a.m. Entombment will be in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church or The Pan-Icarian Brotherhood of America, Scholarship Fund, 1700 Montpelier Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216. Please add and view tributes at www.beinhauer.com.

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