Milton Zaferis Obituary

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Milton Zaferis

April 4, 1936 - June 12, 2012
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ZAFERIS, Miltiadis Nicholas "Milton" "The Greek," 76, born April 4, 1936, passed away June 12, 2012. He was taken to the lord very un-expected-ly. It was very easy to love him. He was a warm loving father and a very giving grand-father. He loved being surrounded by his family. He always had a full house. He was kind hearted and always welcomed and helped those in need. He was employed by the Tampa Tribune for over thirty years. He was preceded in death by Mary Lou Zaferis; father, Steve Zaferis; mother, Mary Zaferis; daughters, Mary Manis and Sandra Zaferis; grandsons, John Andrew Zaferis and Caleb Crawford; sisters,...
ZAFERIS, Miltiadis Nicholas "Milton" "The Greek," 76, born April 4, 1936, passed away June 12, 2012. He was taken to the lord very un-expected-ly. It was very easy to love him. He was a warm loving father and a very giving grand-father. He loved being surrounded by his family. He always had a full house. He was kind hearted and always welcomed and helped those in need. He was employed by the Tampa Tribune for over thirty years. He was preceded in death by Mary Lou Zaferis; father, Steve Zaferis; mother, Mary Zaferis; daughters, Mary Manis and Sandra Zaferis; grandsons, John Andrew Zaferis and Caleb Crawford; sisters, Athens Zaferis and Lesvia Jillson; and brother, Christopher Zaferis. He is mourned by his sister, Eunice Oppeltz; children, Jeffrey Zaferis and his wife, April, Justina Drake and her husband, Aaron, Nicholas Zaferis and his wife, Kelly, John Ferris/Zaferis and his wife, Valerie, Jackie Fleer and her husband, Douglas Sr., and Fredrick Zaferis; grandchildren: Jeffrey and April's children, Dominic (wife, Bobbi), Christina Arrington (husband, Mike), Milton Zaferis and Jeffrey Zaferis, Justina and Aaron's children, Lindsay Drake and her four children, Jonathan Stephens (wife, Wendi), Joshua Stephens (wife, Megan), Dawn Doner (husband, Thomas) and Jessica Jennings (husband, Travis), Mary Zaferis' children, Thomas Ledford, Angelina Ledford, Tiffany Ledford, Ashley Manis, Daryl Manis Jr., Victoria Manis and Mary Manis, Nicholas and Kelly's children, Mary Zaferis, John and Valerie's children, Heather and Cassie Ferris, Jackie and Douglas Sr.'s children, Douglas Fleer Jr., Kimberly Fleer (fianc‚, Kevin Godfrey), Bradley Fleer and Skyler Fleer, and Fredrick's children, Tiffanie Zaferis, Erica Zaferis, Fredrick Zaferis Jr., Brianna Zaferis and Joshua Zaferis; great-grandchildren, Jordin Stephens, Logan Zaferis, Victor Manis, Destiny Manis, Eris Doner, Athena Doner, Travis Jennings Jr., Elise Jennings, Kaden Godfrey, Nevaeh Ledford, Milton Zaferis Jr., Zoey Arrington, Faith McDaniel, and Lilionia Donafetti. Visitation will be held from 9-10 a.m., with services at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Fellowship Baptist Church, 13515 N US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592. Graveside services will follow immediately at Sunset Memory Gardens, 11005 U.S. Highway N. 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592.

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