Rev. Fr. Evangelos C. Georgiadis


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Rumford, RI - Rev. Fr. Evangelos C. Georgiadis, husband of Presbytera Anastasia (Toulopoulos) of Rumford, R.I., died Sunday, May 12, 2019. Born September 9, 1930, son of the late Christodoulos and Anezina (Salamis) Georgiadis of Samos, Greece, he graduated from high school in Leka, Samos, the Preparatory Ecclesiastical School of Patmos, Greece, and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Mass.

He was ordained in August, 1961, in Corona, N.Y., by the late Archbishop Iakovos and then in New London, Conn., by Bishop Meletios of Christianopolis. Over 57 years, he served as pastor of six parishes, the last 24 years at St. Demetrios Church, Fall River, Mass. Through the years, he received several pastoral honors from the late Archbishop Iakovos, including the Honorary Cross commemorating the 50th Anniversary of his graduation from Holy Cross School of Theology.

Fr. Georgiadis also received several awards in recognition of his tireless efforts to support organizations in the communities in which he served, including helping 54 families at the Ronald McDonald House.

He is also survived by his three children, Chris E. Georgiadis of Bradford, Mass., George E. Georgiadis of Rumford, R.I., and Anna Maria Bunch and her husband John of Coventry, R.I.; three grandchildren, Evan C. Georgiadis of Nashua, N.H., Joseph E. Bunch and Stacia J. Bunch, both of Coventry, R.I.; and two cousins, Marika Panagopoulos of Westport, Conn., and Costa Salamis of Quebec, Canada.
Remembrance at the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Church, 97 Walcott Street, Pawtucket, RI, includes calling hours Wednesday, May 15, 4 to 8 p.m, followed on Thursday, May 16, by Divine Liturgy at 8:30 a.m. Visitation at 9:30 a.m. and funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Arrangements are by H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes, Haverhill & Bradford, Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 45 Gay St., Providence, RI 02905, or to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church Scholarship Fund, 97 Walcott St., Pawtucket, RI 02860.

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Published on May 14, 2019
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3 posts

Anna Meola
May 23, 2019
So sorry to hear about Fathers passing. I just noticed it on the internet. So sorry that I didn't know about it before I would have made the wake or funeral.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Christine Karampelas Gifford
May 15, 2019
I am saddened at the news of Fathers passing. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Fr a .athans
May 14, 2019
Rest with our lord good friend.see you soon..