Efstathios A. LolosidesDecember 15, 2017
Efstathios A. Lolosides passed away peacefully on December 15th 2017 sounded by his family. He was born in Katerini Greece on January 16, 1954. He came to the united states 1969 as a small boy. He worked hard and graduated from Upper Darby High School. While there he pursued his passion for soccer. He played for the high school team and helped them win the Nationals competition. Even after that triumph, he continued to be an avid soccer fan. It was a major part of him throughout his whole life. After High school he became a sandblaster and painter. He specialized in bridge painting and would often regale family and friends with stories of the different bridges he painted and fixed. He was also a true craftsman, always fixing or building things for his family. He loved working with his hands. True to the active athlete he was, he loved swimming and fast cars, but that didn't stop him from appreciating a relaxing day of fishing.
First and foremost he was a family man. He married the love of his life, Athina, in January of 1977. Together they raised three children. There is nothing he wouldn't do for his family. He always spoiled them with love and generosity. One of his greatest joys was being blessed with his grandson. For three years he was the center of his life.
He is survived by his devoted wife Athina. His loving children Olga (Anastasios) Peppas, Alex, Chris; and his beloved grandson Georgie. He is also survived by his sister Anna (Athanasios) Limbanovonos and nephews Alex, George, and Lazuras.
His funeral service will be 11am Thursday at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 229 Powell Rd, Upper Darby, Pa 19082. Viewing one hour prior to service in the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the church.