Paul P. Callas

January 6, 1920February 14, 2013

Born in Vourvoura, Greece, January 6, 1920, passed away in his sleep with his wife Niki at his side in Roseville, February 14, 2013 at the age of 93 years. He was a member of the Roseville community for more than 60 years, where he had migrated to from his homeland to work for Pacific Fruit Express as a Railroad Serviceman for 27 years. He was a loving, kind-hearted man who loved life and his twin granddaughters. He was a devoted member of the Peloponnesian Society and the entire Greek Community. In his early years 60s, 70s and 80s he utilized his socializing skills throughout the Greek Kafenion (local cafes) circuit to further develop his friendships. He was an avid cook who was well-known for his Stifatho (Greek stew). He also enjoyed his fresh vegetables from his garden (Greek bragging rights) and his homemade wine that put hair on a number of chests. He is survived by his wife of 51 years Niki Callas; son, Peter Callas and wife Sophia; twin granddaughters, Nikoletta and Theodora. Friends are invited to attend a Trisagion Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 6:00 P.M. at Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger, 5401 Folsom Blvd. and are invited to attend Funeral Services Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church, 1001 Stone Canyon Dr., Roseville. Burial to follow at East Lawn Memorial Park, 4300 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento. The family requests that donations in memory of Paul Callas be made to the Saint Anna Greek Orthodox Church, 1001 Stone Canyon Drive, Roseville, CA 95661.


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Xenofon Dimitras

February 19, 2013

So sorry to hear of Paul's passing. Sharing your loss with heartfelt sympathy.

February 19, 2013

Paul we are so glad we came to visit you last year and you put us to shame with your incredibly sharp memory and mind. May you rest in peace. Niki and Peter take comfort in knowing what a great wife and son our cousin Paul had. Love form your Calgary cousins Anna, Spiros and boys.

Pam Harder

February 18, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very difficult time.

Jonnie Weber

February 17, 2013

Niki my deepest sympathy to you and your family may he rest in peace . I remember when he first came to Califirnia an my father was excited because a countryman from Vourvira came an his friend Alex was with him. My thought sn prayers are with at this most difficult time.