Socrates G. Dimataris

Socrates G. Dimataris, 82, died on Monday, April 15, 2013.  Beloved husband of Lena (nee Chakonas).  Devoted father and father-in-law of Gregory and Ali Dimataris, Pericles Dimataris and Despina and Joe Rizzo.  Cherished grandfather of Jessica, Gregory, Matthew, Melissa, Lena, Socrates, Pericles, Joseph, Joey and Nikole.  Dearest brother of John and his wife Bonnie and brother-in-law of Pauline Karalis and Stephen Georgian.  Loving uncle of Billy, Cathy, Stephanie, Fred and Ellen and great-uncle of Elizabeth, Kristina, Freddy, Stephen, Alexa and Stella.

Mr. Dimataris, along with his wife Lena, owned and operated Northvale  Florist for many years before retirement.  He was a US Navy Korean War Veteran and belonged to the American Legion.

A Funeral Service will be held Thursday 11:00 AM at St. John the Theologian Greek Orthodox Church with interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, NY.  Visiting hours are Wednesday 4-8 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale.

Memorial donations to the Norwood Emergency Medical Services, PO Box 8, Norwood, NJ 07648 would be greatly appreciated.