George J. Cheronis

George J. Cheronis, 84, of Cayuga Ave., Warren, Pa., fell asleep in the Lord on Sunday, June 29, 2014.

Mr. Cheronis was born on June 28, 1930, in Neapolis, Greece, to the late Demetrios and Aphrodite Cheronis. He came to the U.S. in 1957 and lived in Warren, Pa., for 57 years.

Well known to many for his cooking, during his working years he owned and operated George’s Place and George’s Kitchen, and he was co-founder of The Plaza Restaurant.

Surviving are his children: James Cheronis and his wife, Christine, Warren, Pa., and their children: Allie and Christian; Angie Turner and her husband, William, Russell, Pa., and their children: Dora, Lexie and Eva; a brother-in-law, Demetrios Kioumourtzis; nieces: Voula Zorich and her husband, Ron and their family Afroula Snell and her husband, Bill and their family, and Sandra Crump and her husband, Stephen and their son.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Eftihia Kioumourtzis, Warren, Pa., on March 8, 2012 and five siblings in Greece.

Friends will be received at the Peterson Blick Funeral Home, Inc., 1003 Penn Ave. E., Warren, Pa., on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, from 4-7 p.m. A Trisagion service will be held at 7 p.m. by Father George Zervos.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday July 2, 2014, at the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 15 Francis St., Jamestown, N.Y., with Father George Zervos, priest, officiating.

Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Johnson Educational Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 264, Jamestown, NY 14702- 0264.