John H. Secaras, age 90, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Beloved husband of Mary, nee Soutsos; loving father of Harry (Maria, nee Photos), Katina (John) Kirby and Evangeline (Brian) Pianfetti; devoted son of the late Harry and Katina, nee Zavakos; proud grandfather of John, Lauren, Cindy, Matthew, John, Mary, Nicholas, Lucas and William. Dear brother of John (the late Helen) Tompary; brother-in-law of Vasilia (the late Danny) Laskaris and Demetrios and Fritzi Soutsos; and fond uncle of many beloved nieces and nephews.
John served as Archon of the Greek Orthodox Church.
Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, January 30, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., at N.H. Scott & Hanekamp Funeral Home located at 1240 Waukegan Road, Glenview. Family and friends will gather on Friday morning, January 31, 2020, at 10:30 a.m., for the Funeral service at St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church located at 7373 Caldwell Ave. in Niles, IL 60174. Interment Elmwood Cemetery, River Grove, IL.
Kindly omit flowers. Memorial tributes may be made in John’s name to St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church or Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Church, 2010 3 Hierarchs Ct., Champaign, IL 61820.
May His Memory Be Eternal