Gerasimos D. “Jerry” “Papou” Moutzalias, 93, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Silver Spring, Md., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He was a retired restaurant operator and a longtime member of the parish council at St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church in Ocean City, Md. He was family-oriented and loved being around his friends and family. He also enjoyed cooking and fishing.
Moutzalias was preceded in death by his parents, Demetruis and Anna (Vlasopoulos) Moutzalias. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Mary Moutzalias; a son, James Moutzalias and his wife, Lynn Patterson; a daughter, Anna Meiklejohn and her husband, Gary; six grandchildren, Marianne Moutzalias, Michael Moutzalias and his wife, Jen, Christina Meiklejohn, James Meiklejohn, Jonathan Meiklejohn and his wife, Shelby, and Jerry Meiklejohn; three great-grandchildren, Stephanie Miller, Van Meiklejohn and Demetreus Moutzalias; three brothers, Gregory Moutzalias and his wife, Afendra; George Moutzalias and his wife, Hannah, and Socretes Moutzalias and his wife, Alexandria; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
A funeral service was scheduled for Tuesday, April 29, 2008, with interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Dagsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to St. George Orthodox Church, 8805 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City, MD 21842