Niarhakos Buried

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Niarhakos Is Buried With Orthodox Rites Antonio Nlarhakos ("Tony the Greek") was laid to rest in Green Hill cemetery yesterday evening shortly after 5:30 o'clock with the rites of the Greek Orthodox church, conducted by Rev. N. Vamvakos who came here from Winston-Salem, to perform the ritual. The services were held at Epiphany church and were largely attended. The tragic death of the Greek boy in a swimming pool last Sunday had brought rallying sympathizers from many nearby cities and towns. Business establishments conducted by Greeks In Danville, close by one accord for the funeral which was attended by the youth's mother, Mrs. Pota Nlarhakos who came here from Uniontown, Pa., her home. Among the mourners . was Lonnie Blackwelder who Tony was to have met in a return ring match at the armory next Friday. An unusually large display of simple and handsome floral designs was in evidence at the cemetery upon completion of the rites. The pallbearers were: James Ak- chells. Louis Lempesls, Mike Karita- nos, Gus Exnrchos, Steve Calos and Bill Serrvetns. The flowerbearers were: Harry Seag, C. D. Ewes, Frank McCaskin, Sam Turner, Pete Agrafitoes, B. Hallkakns, Gus Tsokatos, John Nefton, Mathews Antniou, Tony Kalezis, James Kaleals. John Kalezitls, M. Matney, George Tsamls, Gus Eugenlkas, P. Skaltsou- nas, James Turner, T. D. Mannels, E. S. Hager, Thomas Pizzulo, Nick Kaik- bellas, Charles Agrafakos, K. N. Bn- roody, Christ Servetas, Jack Powell, George Stephonas, Harry Bohanou, F. E. Castles, Willie Smith, Nick Cam- burldes, Tony Camburides, Nick Nick- olaou. Many of the large designs had to be carried to the cemetery in trucks. Beautiful designs were sent from the Chapter of Ohepa of Unlontdwn, Pa., the Dan River Chapter of Ohepa of Danville, and the Socrates Brotherhood of the Greek Community of Danville. ,

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  1. The Bee,
  2. 04 Jul 1934, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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