Mark George Mandas, 39, born February 14, 1974 in Birmingham, AL, passed away Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at Community Hospital in Munster, IN surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Holy Trinity - Saint John the Theologian Greek Orthodox Church, 5725 Pear Orchard Road, Jackson, MS 39211. Burial will follow at Parkway Memorial Cemetery, Highland Colony. The family will receive friends Monday, June 3, 2013 from 5pm to 8pm at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home at 1161 Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland, MS. A Trisagion service will be held at 7:30p officiated by Father Andrew Koufopoulos.
Mark was preceded in death by his father, George Odysseus Mandas.
After graduating from high school Mark attended the University of Mississippi. He then lived for the last several years in Conifer, CO, where up until recently, had his own computer business, The Network Guys. Driven by his love of music, Mark recently moved to Indiana and was exploring the idea of returning to school in Chicago where he could get into the audio field. Mark was blessed with countless wonderful, loving friends from all over the world. Mark loved playing pool, a good game of poker, fishing, sports and so much more. In March Mark was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Mark is survived by his mother, Linda Mandas Wright and stepfather J.D. Wright; sister Gayle (Michael "B" Becich) Mandas of Whiting, IN, brother Michael (Kim) Mandas of Marietta GA; sister Bonnie Story of Knoxville, TN; brother Eddie (Terri) Rogers of Knoxville, TN and nephews Josh and Erik and nieces Abby and Paige.