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Giorgios (George) Vongas
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<div itemprop="description">It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Giorgios “George” Vongas, beloved husband of Theodora Vongas (nee Babalis), on June 2nd 2019. He leaves behind his children and their spouses Christina (Jerry) and John (Rym), his grandchildren Lucas, Daphne, and Achilleas, his siblings and their spouses Spyridoula (Petros), Panagiotis (Aphrodite), and Dimitrios (Maria), as well as many loving koumbaroi, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. George was a devoted husband, father, relative, friend, and colleague whose love had no bounds. For many, he will remain unforgettable. <br> <br>He was born and grew up in Paleopyrgos, Arcadia, Greece. In the early 1960s, he began his career in the fur business with the Hudson’s Bay Company in Montreal. He remained in the industry for over 50 years during which time he developed a stellar reputation internationally. <br> <br>Visitations will be held at the Rideau Funeral Home (4275 Sources Blvd. DDO, H9B 2A6) on Thursday June 6th, 2019, from 4 to 9 pm. <br>The funeral service will take place at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church (20 Boulevard Brunswick, DDO, QC H9B 2N8) on Friday June 7th, 2019, at 11:00 am. <br> <br>Finally, in lieu of flowers, we appreciate donations made to the Socrates Schools of the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal (checks made payable to “HCGM-Socrates Schools”; address: 5777 Wilderton Avenue, Montreal QC H3S 2K8). <br></div>