R.I.P. Uncle Pete

Pete Panouses (July 9, 1929 - December 29, 2006)

Funeral services for Pete Panouses, 77, of East Moline, IL, will be 10:30 AM Tuesday at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, East Moline, IL. Burial will be in Moline Riverside Cemetery, Moline, IL. Visitation will be 4-7 PM Monday at the Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline, IL, where a Trisagion (Prayer)Service will be held at 7:00PM. Mr. Panouses died Friday, December, 29, 2006 at Trinity Medical Center, West Campus, Rock Island, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. Pete Panouses was born July 9, 1929 in East Moline, IL, the son of Christ and Dafne (Gust) Panouses. He married Katherine Karafotis September 19, 1954 in Rockford, IL. He worked for the former Iowa-Illinois Gas & Electric for 20 years. Over the years he had several local restaurants and for the last 20 years owned and operated. Uncle Pete’s Restaurant, Moline, IL. His favorite pastime was sitting in the restaurant talking to everyone. He was an avid Chicago Bear Fan. Survivors include: his wife Kathy Panouses of East Moline; sons and daughter-in-law, William “Bill” and Helena Panouses of Tierra Verde, FL, Chris Panouses of East Moline; brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Betty Panouses of Indialantic, FL; sister-in-law, Helen Panouses of East Moline, IL; brother-in-law, Chris Pikios of Machesny Park, IL; nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his: parents; his twin sister, Mary Pikios; brother, William “Bill” Panouses. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.


Anonymous matt said...

RIP Uncle Pete. you made a damned find gyro my friend.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

RIP Pete.

Maria and George Tavoularis
Kathy Tavoularis

Anonymous Anonymous said...

my wife Kathie and I owned the BowWitch restaurant in the Vvillage of E Davenport. We stopped often after closing to get food before retiring home in Moline...We both loved to set and talk with Pete...and his wife and all who worked there...their personalities made the food even better....We have moved to Florida and just became aware of Petes passing....bless him and keep him... he was always kind to us and his memory will not fade...our sincere condolences to the family, they are in our prayers .....Mike and Kathie DeSmet


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