Efthemios Foropoulos - Mobile Memorial Gardens

Efthemios Foropoulos

December 23, 2015

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"Efthemios Foropoulos"

  1. Efthemios “Makis” Lykourgos Foropoulos, died on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary Hospital. He was 75. He was born on September 22, 1940 in Patmos, Greece. He attended Elementary school in Patmos and “Seminary” School in Patmos, Greece as well. In 1971, he married Mary Coumanis and together they had one child, Calliope Georgia E. Foropoulos. His first job in the US was Washing Dishes at his Father in laws restaurant, Princess House in downtown Mobile. Efthemios later was a business owner of Wilcox Service Inc. with his brother Bobby. He dedicated himself to his Byzantine chanting, Family and Work. He served as a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Mobile as a “Protopsalti” (Lead Chanter) and was awarded an honor by the Greek Orthodox Patriarch. Many people will remember his church tours during Greek Fest and at Malbis Memorial Church. A unique soul, Efthemios was “Larger than Life”, a man with faith, intelligent and outspoken individual with a huge heart and love for family and friends. Efthemios is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary C Foropoulos of Daphne, AL; his daughter, Georgia Foropoulos (Mitch) Halstead of Spanish Fort, AL; his Granddaughter Mary-Mitchell Halstead; his brother Haralambos “Bobby” (Christy) Foropoulos of Mobile, AL; his sister Theologia Kefalas of Wilmington, NC; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his sister Evangelia Foropoulos, Brother Nick Foropoulos, Sister Kyriaki “Kiki” Grillis, and Sister Efthemia Vallas.
    Funeral services were held on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 11:00am at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Mobile. The family received friends on Tuesday from 10:00am until time of the service. Interment followed at Mobile Memorial Gardens of Mobile. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to St. Nicholas Church, Patmos Greece. May his memory be Eternal.

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