Demosthenous, Mario, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Friday, January 13, 2012. Age 65 years. The son of the late Neophytos and Eleftheria Demosthenous was born September 29, 1946 in Cyprus, coming to Saginaw, March 4, 1976. He married Maria Christodoulou, February 18, 1968. She survives him. He owned and operated Mario’s LaBelle Restaurant. He was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and he had served in the Cyprus Army. Surviving besides his wife, Maria, are three children and their spouses, Demos and Jennifer Demosthenous; Neil and Heather Demosthenous; Stacy Khoury all of Saginaw; 9 grandchildren; two brothers, Alex Neophytou and Demos Demosthenous both of Saginaw; five sisters living in Cyprus; many nieces and nephews. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 4970 Mackinaw Road, Saginaw. Rev. Fr. Irenaeus Cox will officiate with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, from 5:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesday where the Trisagion service will be held at 5:00 p.m.