Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Thomas Anthony Pappas, 67 of Valparaiso, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018.  He was born May 10, 1951 in Gary to Eddie and Mary (Theodoros) Pappas.  Tom graduated from Horace Mann High School and attended Indiana University in Bloomington and Gary.  He made his career as a General Manager for many restaurants in Northwest Indiana, including Chatterbox, Elmars, Campus View, and Broadway Café in Merrillville and Valparaiso.  Tom attended Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Merrillville and St. Iakovos Greek Orthodox Church in Valparaiso.  He will be remembered by his family as a loving father, son, brother, uncle and Pouli. Tom will be deeply missed.  Tom is survived by his mother, Mary Pappas of Lowell; children: Kailey Pappas of Valparaiso, Eric (Kelly) Wilson, Nicole (Jared) McCart, and Amanda Wilson, all of Chesterton; grandchildren: Brookelyn, Harper, and Carter Wilson, Noah and Jayde McCart, Caleb and Beckham Wilson; sisters: Beth (Trent) Orfanos of Crown Point, Valerie Zale of Indianapolis; nieces and nephews: Marianne, Evvie (Justin), Christina (Bruno), Jiori, Danielle (Nick), Peter, and John.  He was preceded in death by his father.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with Trisagion service beginning at 5:30 PM.  The funeral will begin Thursday at 10:00 AM, directly at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 8000 Madison St., Merrillville, Fr. James L. Greanias, Fr. Theodore Poteres, and Fr. George Pappas officiating, with burial to follow at Calumet Park Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to St. Iakovos Greek Orthodox ChurchSaints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral or https://www.gofundme.com/remembering-tom-pappas.

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