John Dimkos passed away on Sunday August 28th, 2022. He was born in Florina, Greece on July 3, 1930 to the late Lazarus and Maria Dimkos. He immigrated to the United States in 1951 and was drafted into the US Army shortly thereafter. John was stationed in Germany during the Korean War and became a US citizen while stationed in Frankfurt.
John loved his country and took great pride in his military service. After his honorable discharge he settled in Syracuse, where he entered the real estate business. He remained active in real estate until his death.
John was an active member of St Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church and sang in the church's choir. He was a lifelong supporter of the Order of AHEPA, the organization that sponsored his immigration.
John will be remembered for his kindness, integrity and happy disposition. He loved working in his garden, cooking for his family and discussing politics and the stock market with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Elaine, brother Chris Dimkos, his daughters Melanie Isaacson, Cathy Kousmanidis (Nick), grandchildren Marina Isaacson (Sean Al Gattas), Nicole Talbot (Greg), Brianna Isaacson, Christiana and Anthony Kousmanidis, numerous nieces, nephews and godchildren and his beloved dog Daisy.
Services were held for the immediate family at St. Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church and burial with military honors at Oakwood Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church, 325 Waring Rd. Syracuse