Thomas Chris Sarris

August 2, 1924July 12, 2014


Murphy Funeral Homes


Thomas Chris Sarris, Age 89, passed in peace on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Arlington, VA.

Thomas Chris Sarris was born August 2, 1924, in Easton, Maryland to Athena and Chris A. Sarris. Tom owned several restaurants in the Rosslyn area from 1952 to 2007; The Covered Wagon, Tom Sarris Steak House, and notably Tom Sarris Orleans House from 1965 to 2007.

He is survived by his son, Chris T. Sarris of Arlington, VA; niece, Helen Kiriakow Burns, nephew, Marcus K. Kiriakow; and great-nieces and nephew and a host of friends.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Anna Sarris Kiriakow, brother, Frank C. Sarris, and former wife, Bernice A. Sarris. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from 1-3 pm and 7-9 pm, at Murphy Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 pm.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 17, 2014, 11:00 am, at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, 3149 Glen Carlyn Road, Falls Church, VA.

Interment will take place at Cedar Hill Cemetery, 4111 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suitland, MD.

In lieu of flower, contributions may be made in Tom’s name to the charity of your choice.

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