Obituary of George Pavlou
It is with sadness that we share the news of the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather. George Pavlou passed away peacefully, with his family by his side at the age of 71. Loving husband to Georgia (nee Pezoulas) of 47 years and proud father of 5 children, Amalia (Anthony), Constantina (Sam), Taso (Sarah), Maria and Irene, he will be forever cherished. He was loved dearly by his grandchildren Joseph, Marco, Alex and Athena. Dear brother of Maria whom he adored and brother in-law to Poppy, Stella, Helen (Tom), Perry (Soula), and Chris (Effe). He will be greatly missed by his nieces, nephews, and family in Greece, Montreal, Ottawa and Ohio. He was predeceased by his parents Anastasio and Amalia and his brother Kosta. He treasured his friends, with a special place in his heart for Vasilios.
George fulfilled his career as a massotherapist for 25 years and was committed to helping people. He was a spiritual man, who had a gift for healing. He was an award winning souvlaki chef who enjoyed cooking for others. He had a passion for ancient history, Greek proverbs and making people laugh. He was a foster parent for 20 years and hosted students from around the world with an open heart. He was a generous and hard working family man with piercing eyes and a gentle, wise soul. He had strong values and morals and always spoke of “Respect”. He will live in our hearts forever.
The funeral service will take place at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church (1315 Prince of Wales Dr.) on Monday, March 27, 2023. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. with the funeral service beginning at 12:00 p.m. followed by a burial ceremony at Pinecrest Cemetery (2500 Baseline Rd.). If you would like to view George’s visitation and funeral virtually follow this link https://youtube.com/live/8mSuCe2mORY?feature=share
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Association or to the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Church.
Cole Funeral Services:
2500 Baseline Road,
Ottawa, Ontario K2C 3H9
Telephone: (613) 831-7122