Theodore T. Sakis Sr.

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 26, 2007

VIRGINIA BEACH—Theodore Thomas “Ted” Sakis Sr., 82, died Oct. 22, 2007.

Mr. Sakis was a retired salesman for many businesses in the Tidewater area, most notably for Price’s Appliance Store.

Born in Norfolk, he was the son of the late Kalliope Livadaras Sakis and Nicholas Sakis.

He was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church for more than 40 years, was a member of Ruth Masonic Lodge No. 89, a member of the Norfolk Scottish Rite Bodies, Khedive Shrine and it’s Legion of Honor.

He was a 50 plus year member of the Red Cross where he chaired many of their blood drives, a member of the American Legion, and was a 75-year member of the Sons of the American Legion.

He was also a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

Survivors include three sons, Steven Sakis of Chesapeake, Chris Sakis and wife Vivian of New Milford, Conn. and Theodore Sakis Jr. and wife Maria of Virginia Beach; three daughters, Deborah John of Norfolk, Kathy Ringer of Coinjock, N.C., and Deborah Williams of Smithfield; three sisters, Virginia S. “Ginny” Martin of Virginia Beach, Mary S. Cullop of Norfolk and Elizabeth S. McDonald of Rockville, Md.; 11 grandchildren, Kara-Leigh, Amber, Joshua, Steven Jr., Kelly, Christopher, Elena, Rylee, Lee, Becky and Stacy; three great-grandchildren; and countless friends he lovingly served.

A funeral will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Trinity Lutheran Church, Norfolk, by Pastor James O’Connor.

Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

The family will be at Cox Funeral Home from 3 to 4

p.m. Sunday for visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 6001 Granby St., Norfolk, VA 23505.

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