Achilles Peter PAPPAS

January 13, 1947June 10, 2018

Achilles (Peter) Pappas, aged 72 died peacefully on June 10, 2018 in the comfort of his home after a short struggle with cancer and Alzheimer's. He was born on January 13, 1947 in Berwyn IL, the son of Peter E. Pappas and Rita P. Arvas. Peter is survived by his loving wife of 51 years Gloria Pappas; daughters Angela and Stephanie; Son in Law Bill; Grandchildren JoAnna (Angel), Peter, and Samantha; Brother George (Ann) Pappas; brother in laws John Cornwell and Gus Trizis; Sister in law Elaine Pappas; and many other loving relatives and close friends.

He was a family man and would do anything and everything for his loved ones. He spent the majority of his life doing what he loved most, cooking and caring for his wife and family. He never met a stranger.

The family will receive friends 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, June14 at Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City.


  • Visitation Thursday, June 14, 2018

Achilles Peter PAPPAS

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JoAnna Vasquez

June 18, 2018

He was my Papoo. He helped raise me. One of my favorites with him was when he’d take my siblings and I to go swimming, and then to Zaxby’s after or Dairy Queen for a blizzard.