Demetrios James Kosmas passed away in the company of his family peacefully on Saturday, November 5th, 2011 at the Bradley Center of Chilliwack Hospital. Demetrios was 84 years old. He was born in Kalamata, Province of Greece in 1927 and immigrated to Canada in 1955 and started a family with his wife Stavroula.
He became an entrepreneur and had many successes. His biggest success was the Jim’s Pizza franchise and starting The Vault Pub in Chilliwack in 2004. Everything father touched turned to gold and he was a tremendous father figure to his sons Peter and Andy. He helped everyone that came his way and asked little in return.
Demetrios will be lovingly remembered by his wife Stavroula and sons Peter and Andy. His grandchildren Demetre, Costa, Anastasia, Athena, Steven and Demi, and daughter-in-law Shannon will miss him greatly as he loved them dearly. Father was the last surviving member of his family and was pre-deceased by his 6 brothers and sisters.
Funeral Service and prayers will be held at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave., Chilliwack at 12 noon on November 14th, followed by burial at Vedder View Gardens Cemetery. Following burial, a celebration of life reception will be held at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Anyone that knew our father is welcome to attend.
Online condolences can be left at www.Woodlawn-MtCheam.ca