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George T. Jiaras

Obituary for George T. Jiaras

February 14, 1927 - January 16, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 89


George T. Jiaras, age 89, of McHenry, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017 at his home. He was born on February 14, 1927, the son of the late Thomas and Stella (Goumas) Jiaras.
George grew up in Chicago and owned a Happy Foods Store for many years. He moved to the McHenry area while owning Garden Fresh Produce. He retired and became a cashier and greeter at the American Café in Richmond, IL. (International House of Wine and Cheese). George also enjoyed playing bridge at the Crystal Lake Senior Center. His family and friends will miss him very much.
He is survived by his daughter; Teresa (Shawn) M. Patterson of McHenry, grandchildren; Robert (Mary) Schepler, Richard (Amanda) Schepler, brother; Michael (Donna) Jiaras of Palm Desert, CA and nephews; Tom Jiaras, MJ Jiaras and Mark Jiaras.
George was preceded in death by his wife, Doris A. Jiaras and his parents; Thomas and Stella Jiaras.
Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed to JourneyCare Hospice 405 N. Lake Zurich Rd., Barrington IL 60010.
Arrangements were made by Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL. 815-385-0063 or

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