Gust Papas

Gust C. Papas

1932 - 2022

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Gust C. Papas, age 89, a resident of Knollwood, IL for more than 50 years, passed away July 27, 2022 surrounded by his family. He was born in Kapsia, Tripoli, Greece and made his way to the U.S. in 1951, he lived in Chicago before settling in Knollwood. He was the proud owner of Little Nick’s Grill and Gus’ Grille in Knollwood. He will be remembered for his generosity, eagerness to help and providing amazing opportunities for his family and friends. Beloved husband of over 50 years to Άikaterina; loving father of Christopher and Constantina; adored grandfather of Yanni, Constantine and Katerina; cherished brother Nick (the late Antonia) Papas and numerous siblings and family in Greece. May his memory be eternal. Visitation from 4-8 PM on Sunday, July 31, 2022 with a Trisagion at 5:30 PM at McMurrough Funeral Chapel, 101 Park Pl., Libertyville, IL 60048. Visitation at church from 9:30 AM until the 10:30 AM Funeral Service on Monday at Ascension of Our Lord Greek Orthodox Church, 1207 Riverwoods Rd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069. Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, River Grove, IL. Info – Reuland & Turnbough Funeral Directors of Lake Forest, 847-234-9649 or Memorial contributions in Gust’s name may be made to the church.

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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, July 31, 2022
McMurrough Funeral Chapel
101 Park Place
Libertyville, Illinois, United States


9:30 am - 10:30 am
Monday, August 1, 2022
Ascension of Our Lord Greek Orthodox Church
1207 Riverwoods Rd.
Lincolnshire, Illinois, United States

Graveside Service

12:30 pm
Monday, August 1, 2022
Elmwood Cemetery & Mausoleum
2905 Thatcher Avenue
River Grove, Illinois, United States