Gavaris George Theodore

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  • Name Gavaris George Theodore 
    Born 13 Nov 1910  New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    FS ID L8W8-14L 
    Obituary 2011  [4
    • From FindAGrave, Find A Grave Memorial# 64717891
      Birth: Nov. 13, 1910
      Brooklyn
      Kings County (Brooklyn)
      New York, USA
      Death: Jan. 23, 2011
      East Meadow
      Nassau County
      New York, USA

      GAVARIS - George T, 100, a forty-four-year resident of Westbury, NY, a faithful husband and devoted father, died January 23, 2011 at Fulton Commons Care Center in East Meadow, NY. 

      Born in Brooklyn, NY to Theodore and Pauline Gavaris. The oldest brother of Peter, William, Helen, and John. 

      A graduate of New York University, Class of 1936. Chairman of the Youth Division of the Greek War Relief. President of the Upper Manhattan chapter - Order of AHEPA. Chief Internal Auditor at Haskins and Sells (Deloitte). Husband for fifty-six years of the late Barbara Cokkinas of Springfield, Massachusetts. 

      A decorated war veteran of the 3rd Amphibian Brigade who served in the Southwest Pacific theatre during WWII. Member of the O.S.S. Proud of his Greek heritage, George found salvation and peace in his personal relationship with Jesus Christ, making that decision in 2002. 

      He is survived by two children, Dennis and Dean; daughter-in-law Lorena; and grandson Jeremy. 

      A visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m., with a service at 8:00 p.m. at N.F. Wlker Funeral Home, 2039 Merrick Avenue, Merrick. 
      Interment will be held on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, MA. 
      Published in Newsday on January 26, 2011. 
       
      Family links: 
       Spouse:
        Barbara C. Gavaris (1919 - 2002)




       
    _FSFTID L8W8-14L 
    _UID 54CFE62058F54DAE9A73FD5715BC49D7C3E3 
    Died 23 Jan 2011  Union, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • GAVARIS - George T: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
      Newsday (Long Island, NY) - Wednesday, January 26, 2011
      Deceased Name: GAVARIS - George T
      GAVARIS - George T, 100, a 44 year resident of Westbury, NY, a faithful husband and devoted father, died on January 23, 2011. Born in Brooklyn, NY to Theodore and Pauline Gavaris. The oldest brother of Peter, William, Helen and John. A graduate of New York University, 1936. Chairman of the Youth Division of the Greek War Relief. President of the Upper Manhattan chapter - Order of AHEPA. Chief Internal Auditor at Haskins and Sells (Deloitte). Husband for 56 years of the late Barbara Cokkinas of Springfield, Massachusetts. A decorated war veteran of the 3rd Amphibian Brigade who served in the Southwest Pacific theatre during WWII. Member of the O.S.S. Proud of his Greek heritage, George found salvation and peace in his personal relationship with Jesus Christ, making that decision in 2002. He is survived by two children, Dennis and Dean; daughter-in-law Lorena and grandson Jeremy. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 with a service at 8pm at the N.F. Wlker Funeral Home (www.nfwalkerfh.com), 2039 Merrick Ave., Merrick. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, MA. At 1:00pm Tuesday February 1st. "May his memories be eternal."
      source: GenealogyBank.com - accessed Sept. 18, 2012

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      Social Security Death Index:
      first name:George
      middle name:T
      last name:Gavaris
      birth date:13 November 1910
      social security number:
      place of issuance:New york
      last residence:Union, New jersey
      zip code of last residence:07083
      death date:23 January 2011
      estimated age at death:101
      Source Citation
      "United States Social Security Death Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VS42-KM8 : accessed 13 Aug 2012), George T Gavaris, 23 January 2011; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
    Buried 1 Feb 2011  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Oak Grove Cemetery 
    • Find-A-Grave.com
      Memorial #64717891
      Obituary is listed.
      A visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m., with a service at 8:00 p.m. at N.F. Wlker Funeral Home, 2039 Merrick Avenue, Merrick. 
      Interment will be held on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, MA. 
      Published in Newsday on January 26, 2011. 
    Notes 
    • U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
      Name: George T Gavaris
      Birth Year: 1910
      Race: White, citizen (White)
      Nativity State or Country: New York
      State of Residence: New York
      County or City: Bronx
       Enlistment Date: 10 Apr 1942
      Enlistment State: New York
      Enlistment City: Fort Jay Governors Island
      Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
      Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
      Grade: Private
      Grade Code: Private
      Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
      Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
      Source: Civil Life
       Education: 4 years of college
      Civil Occupation: Accountants and auditors
      Marital Status: Single, with dependents
      Height: 66
      Weight: 165

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      1940 U.S. Census, Bronx, New York (ancestry.com)
      Gavaris, Theodore, head, male, white, age 60, married, born Greece, Naturalized, in 1935 lived in same place, proprietor of bakery shop.
      Gavaris, Pauline, wife, female, white, age 48, married, born in Greece, Naturalized
      Gavaris, George, son, male, white, age 29, single, born in New York, occupation: accountant in a refinery
      Gavaris, Peter, son, male, white, age 26, born New York, occupation: civil engineer at Board of Transportation
      Gavaris, Helen, daughter, female, white, age 22, single, born New York
      Gavaris, William (also the informant), male, white, age 20, single, born New York
      Gavaris, John, son, male, white, age 9, single born in New York

      Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: New York, Bronx, New York; Roll: T627_2471; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 3-422B.
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls


      1930 U.S. Census, Manhattan, New York (familysearch.org)
      Gavores, Theodore, head, male, white, age 48, married, age at first marriage was 26, born in Greece, parents born in Greece, immigrated 1896; naturalized; occupation: baker in a baery
      Gavroes, Pauline, wife, female, white, age 38, married, age at 1st marriage 16, born in Greece, parents born in Greece, immigrated 1908, Naturalized.
      Gavores, George, son, male, white, age 19, single, born NY, parents born Greece, occupatin: bookkeeper in Dry Goods.
      Gavores, Peter, son, male, white, age 17, single, born NY, parents born Greece, no occupation
      Gavores, Helen, daughter, female, white, age 12, single, born NY
      Gavores, Basil, son, male, white, age 10, single, born NY
      Source Citation
      "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X42Z-7LC : accessed 14 Aug 2012), Theodore Gavores, Manhattan (Districts 0501-0750), New York, New York; citing enumeration district (ED) 0608, sheet 7A, family 207, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1561.
    Person ID I1642  Kostakos
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2015 

    Father Gavaris Theodore,   b. 16 Sep 1877, Anavriti, Vyrseon, Laconia, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1962, Bronx, Bronx, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Chrisomalis Pauline,   b. 16 Aug 1890, Anavriti, Vyrseon, Laconia, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1974, Bronx, Bronx, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F556  Group Sheet

    Family Cokkinias Barbara,   b. 18 Nov 1919, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 2002, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F557  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S50] Individual - Gavaris, Dean.

    2. [S165] Social Security Death Index.

    3. [S76] Census, 1940 US Federal, Year: 1940; Census Place: New York, Bronx, New York; Roll: T627_2471; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 3-422B..

    4. [S56] Find-A-Grave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=64717891.

    5. [S56] Find-A-Grave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=GAV&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=21&GScntry=4&GSsr=1&GRid=64717891&.


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