Apostol Passadakes

Apostol Passadakes of Rego Park and Southold died on July 4. He was 50 years old.

Apostol was born on July 9, 1967, in Istanbul, Turkey to Alexandra (Moussas) and Andrew Passadakes. He grew up in Rego Park, New York, where he attended P.S. 139, Russell Sage Junior High School and graduated from Forest Hills High School. He then went on to St. John’s University, where he attained dual college degrees, a B.A. in communications and a B.A. in business. From there he went on to work for Sheffield Custom Shirt Makers in Manhattan, the company his father started.

Family members said he was an avid sports enthusiast and loved soccer, football and hockey. His favorite team was the New York Islanders. He enjoyed history and astronomy, and more than anything, he loved his family.

He was a member of St. Demetrios Church in Queens and attended Transfiguration of Christ Greek Orthodox Church in Mattituck.

Apostol is survived by his mother, Alexandra; and his sister, Maria.

The family will receive visitors on Saturday, July 7, from 8-10:30 a.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold.

The Divine Liturgy will follow at 11 a.m. at Sts. Anargyroi Taxiarchis And Gerasimos Greek Orthodox Church in Greenport.

Interment will follow at Saint Patrick’s R.C. Cemetery in Southold.

After the morning’s services, all are invited to join the family at the Olive Branch Restaurant in Greenport at 2:30 p.m.

This is a paid notice.