George Peter Karoussis
Sunday, April 10, 2016
O'Connell Funeral Home
30 Little Plains Road
- Funeral Service:
Monday, April 11, 2016 at 10:30 AM
Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons
- 111 St. Andrew's Road
Southampton, New York
- Following the Service
Born: August 3, 1953
Died: April 4, 2016
George Peter Karoussis of Southampton passed away on April 4, 2016 after losing his battle against cancer.
George was originally from the island of Chios, Greece. He has resided on the east end of Long Island since 1972 and at that time was employed at the Hampton Bays Diner. He later went on to own the Victory Luncheonette in Amagansett, the Parkview Restaurant in Southampton, and the Paradise in Sag Harbor where he was fondly regarded for his homemade soups, muffins and Greek specialties. In later years, he also owned the Hampton's Paradise Taxi.
George's wife predeceased him in 1979 and he never remarried. He is survived by his daughter, Alexandra, his grandsons ,Zack and Jake, his sister, Maria and his two nephews, Gus and Peter.
Services will be held at O'Connell Funeral Home on
Sunday April 10 from 4-7pm. The funeral will be held on Monday, April 11 @ 1030 am at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons, followed by interment at Southampton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations made be made to the George P. Karoussis Memorial Fund where all proceeds will be donated for the repair and renovation his birthplace village church, Saint Taxiarchis, where he and his family were privileged to visit one last time together in the Summer of 2015. The fund link is: www.gofundme.com/GeorgePKaroussis