In memory of
JOHN KAVADAS SCHERERVILLE, IN John Kavadas, age 78, of Schererville, IN passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at home. John is survived by his wife, Anastasia; three sons: Harry Kavadas, Pete Kavadas, and Nick Kavadas; 1 brother: Anastasios "Tom" (Sherry) Kavadas, of Waukesha, WI; many nieces and nephews here in the United States and in Greece. He was preceded in death by parents: Haramlabos and Maria Kavadas; and a sister, Paraskevi Kavadas. John was the owner of Kathy's Coffee Shop in Lansing, IL. He was a member of SS Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral. John was also a member of Order of AHEPA and the Lefkada Society. He enjoyed cooking, collecting coins and photography. He also loved playing and watching soccer. John had a deep love for his birthplace and home island of Meganisi, Greece. He was very proud of his Greek Heritage and being an American citizen, which he always mentioned was the best of both worlds. He was very proud of his three sons and was devoted to his wife and family. Friends may visit with the family on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Geisen Funeral & Cremation Services , 7905 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410 from 2:00 to 8:00 PM with a Trisagion Service at 5:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 DIRECTLY at SS Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 8000 Madison St., Merrillville, IN 46410 at 10:00 AM with Fr. Theodore Poteres and Fr. George Pappas officiating. Interment to follow at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville, IN. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to SS Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral, in John's name. For information, to view directions and/or sign guestbook: 219-769-3322 GeisenFuneralHome.com
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