November 20, 1931 - September 24, 2019
Burial Date September 30, 2019
In loving memory of
George Lazaris OAM
20th November 1931 to 24th September 2019
“Your presence we miss, your memory we treasure
Loving you always, forgetting you never”.
George was born on the 20th November 1931
In Oroklini, Larnaca, Cyprus.
He was the second of eight children born to Theodosi and Fotini.
He arrived in Sydney in 1949 at the age of 17 and was appointed chanter of the Cathedral of St Sophia in South Dowling Street Darlinghurst and later at St Sophia and Her three daughter’s, Bourke Street Darlinghurst until recently.
George married Athanasia from Adelaide, in 1956 and they were blessed with three children Fiona, Helen; with son in law Gavin, Bill; with daughter in law Christine, along with grandchildren, George and Jana.
George served as President of both the Cyprus community and Cyprus Hellene Clubs and was recognized for his ongoing humanitarian work, earning him the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in 2013.
George was also awarded a medal by the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades in 2017 for his outstanding contribution to the community in Australia.
George sadly passed away on the 24th September 2019
He will be forever cherished in our hearts.
May his memory be eternal.
St Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church
Monday the 30th September 2019 at 10.30 am
Officated by The Very Reverend Steven Scoutas
Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park
12 Military Road, Matraville NSW 2036
Section: General 60 | Plot: 90
St Spyridon Church Hall