Peter Kalantzis

March 13, 1935 ~ May 19, 2022 (age 87)


Peter Kalantzis age 87 of Canton, passed away early Thursday. Born in Athineon, Arcadia, Greece to the late George and Georgia (Sotiropoulos) Kalantzis, he was also preceded in death by a special daughter Rena Marshall and brothers Vasilis and Kostas Kalantzis. He was a member of St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church and the Order of AHEPA Chapter #59. Peter is survived by his wife of 59 years Georgia (Katsoulieri) Kalantzis, daughters Maria (Brian) Conklin, Dina (Edward) Freeze, six grandchildren; Christina (Christopher) Fortner, Paul (Aimee) Marshall, Edward Freeze Jr., Tyler Conklin and fiancee Amanda, Dominique Freeze, Nicholas Conklin, five great grandchildren; Dominick, Dylen, Atley, Kaydan, Karter, brothers and sister; Yiannis Kalantzis, Christos (Ioulia) Kalantzis, Eleni Nicolopoulos, Tasos (Niki) Kalantzis, Tom Kalantzis, and many nieces and nephews: George and Marissa, Kostas, George, Mariana, Niki, Joanna and Peter, Georgia and Robert, Mantha, George, Sofia, George, Julie, Roula and Demitris. Family and friends will be received on Monday from 10 to 11am at St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church with services to follow at 11:00am, Rev. Dr. Nicholas V. Gamvas officiating. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Peter's name may be made to St. Haralambos Building Fund.


Pete was dedicated to his family, and the happiest when he was surrounded by the ones he loved. Pete loved to cook and was always found in the kitchen preparing meals. He made a career of bringing a taste of Greece to the United States. The energy he brought to any occasion made him the life of the party. He always made time for the kids, whether it be taking them to their sporting events and practices, coaching them, or cooking for the various milestones in their lives. As the family patriarch, his loss has left us with a huge void.


Until we see you again - "Chief"


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May 23, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church (Sunset Hills Burial Park)

Funeral Service
May 23, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church (Sunset Hills Burial Park)

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