Fred P. Photos, age 85, of Schaumburg, originally from Routsi, Megalopolis Greece, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Sophie, nee Demetros, and loving father of Reverend Father Dean (Presbytera Georget) Photos and Maria (Harry) Secaras. Proud grandfather of John, Lauren, and Cynthia Secaras. Devoted son of the late Peter and the late Evdokia Photopoulos and dear brother of Andreas (June) and Chris Photopoulos and Tasia (Costa) Kondilas. Special uncle, cousin, Godfather and friend of many, here and in Greece.
A proud Veteran of the United States Army, Fred served in the Korean War as an 18 year old cook for a platoon of soldiers who became brothers. Until the end of his life, he shared amazing stories of his days enlisted.
Family and friends may gather on Thursday, October 22, 2020, at St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church located at 133 S. Roselle Road in Palatine Illinois 60067 for Visitation at 9:30 a.m. and Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Elmwood Cemetery in River Grove Illinois.
In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made in Fred’s name to St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church.
In observance of current restrictions, we are limited to 50 guests in Church at a time for Visitation. Social distancing and the use of face masks are mandatory. If you are not feeling well it is recommended that you stay home and rest. Please visit www.stnectariosgoc.org to watch the Funeral Service live. Online condolences can be given at jgadinamis.com.
May His Memory Be Eternal