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Haralambos Liakaris 1951-2020

WARREN — Haralambos “Bob” Liakaris, 69, passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, following cardiac arrest.

He was born Feb. 10, 1951, in Chios, Greece, the son of Dimitrios and Maria Liakaris.

Haralambos came to New York City from Greece in 1967 at the age of 16 working at various restaurants before moving to Warren in 1974. He retired in 2012 from General Motors fabrication plant in Lordstown as a press operator after 36 years. He was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Warren. He enjoyed walking, going to four different churches to pray before going home and socializing with his family and friends at the Mocha House drinking coffee.

He is survived by his wife, Lori, whom he married Jan. 14, 1982; his mother, Maria Liakaris of Warren; three children, Dimitrios (Tanya) Liakaris of Austintown, Yordi “George” (Cher) Liakaris of Spring Hill, Tenn. and Marios (Amy) Liakaris of Niles; four grandchildren, Camryn, Nicolette, Nayah and Jordan; a brother, Louis (Peggy) Liakaris of Warren; and a sister, Anna (Louis) Paxos of Warren.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Those attending the calling hours are encouraged to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Family end friends may pay their respects Friday, Aug.14, 2020, from 10 to 11 a.m. at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High St., Warren, Ohio 44481.

A service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the church, with the Rev. Constantine Valantasis officiating.

Burial will be in Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Haralambos’ name to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High St., Warren, Ohio 44481.

Caring and professional services were entrusted to the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.

Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiand sonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to Haralambos’ family.

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