submitted by Bill P Cassimatis on 17.12.2013
Born in Karavas, Kythera, Greece on 16th February 1935 to Alexandros and Maria Cassimatis.
In 1949 Peter migrated to Australia. He was 14 years old when he arrived; He started work at Warren in a café.
At age 24 he married Helen Sophios in Sydney. Peter and Helen were blessed with three children, Alex, John and Bill.
Sadly Helen passed away in 1971.
At age 48 Peter married Beryl Coroneos (Palmer) in Brisbane.
Peter lovingly welcomed two daughters-in-law, Voula and Martine.
Peter also celebrated the arrival of six grandchildren, Paul, Ellen, Maree,
Lauren, Peter and Olivia.
Peter sadly passed away on Monday 25th November 2013.
May his memory be eternal.
Peter (Paul) Alex Cassimatis
Never stopped working for his family; a true father, grandfather and
friend to many and loved by all.
In God’s care you rest with above
In our hearts you rest with love
Memories of you are ours to keep
Our words are few but our love is deep.
View / download a copy of the Funeral card here:
Paul Cassimatis Funeral Card.pdf
Details of the Funeral
Thursday 28th November 2013
Father Chris Vergas
St Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Greek Orthodox Church
Commencing at 10.30am
Following the Service the committal will take place at Liverpool Cemetery
Please join us for refreshments at
The Church Hall
The family of the Late Peter (Paul) Alex Cassimatis sincerely appreciate and thank you for your comforting support and expressions of sympathy.
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