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George S. Athanasiou

July 27, 1968 July 18, 2019
George S. Athanasiou
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George S. Athanasiou, age 50, a resident of Plainfield for 15 years, was born July 27, 1968 in Greece. He passed away on July 18, 2019 at St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet, IL.

George was the beloved husband of Melissa “Missy” M. Athanasiou, who passed away on July 18, 2017. Loving father of Craig Wiet, Elanee (Daniel) Kohn, Ana Athanasiou and Spiro Athanasiou. Cherished son of Eleni and the late Spiridon Athansiou. Proud grandfather of Jaxon Riley Wiet, Ariana Rose Wiet and Zoey Mae Kohn. Proud godfather of Joshua Morales. Dear brother of John Athanasiou. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. And he will also be missed by his beloved ’85 Trans Am.

He attended Argo High School in Summit, IL, graduating in 1986. He went on to become a carpenter with Local Union 10 and worked for Freeman Decorating, assisting with convention and event assembly.

George was an intense football dad. He loved coaching football and will be respectfully remembered by all the players he coached throughout the years. He will also be remembered as being caring, lovable, stubborn, strong, and a great father.

Family and friends to gather Wednesday, July 24, for 3:00 – 8:00 PM visitation at Overman Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services 15219 S. Joliet Rd. Plainfield, IL. Funeral service Thursday, July 25 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will be private. For more information, please call (815)436-9221.


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Visitation

Wednesday

24

Jul

3:00 PM 7/24/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/24/2019 8:00:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

25

Jul

10:00 AM 7/25/2019 10:00:00 AM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States
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