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John Garbidakis

John Garbidakis, 81, of Whitehall, died Nov. 4 in his home, with his family by his side. Born in Chania, Crete, he was a son of the late Emmanuel and Keriakoula (Fanourgiakis) Garbidakis.  He was the husband of Olga (Ginis) Garbidakis.

Survived by his wife Olga; sons Emmanuel & wife Rachele of Kunkletown and Vasilios and wife Maria of Lehighton; daughter Keriakoula and  husband George Stergianopoulos of Whitehall; sisters Cleo, Emilia, Despina and Afrodite; brother Nicholaos; four grandchildren and on great grandchild. He was predeceased by a sister Ioanna.
Funeral service on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 12:00 noon in St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, with viewing from 11-12 in the church.  Viewing will also be held at Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home on Friday evening, Nov. 6 from 7-9 p.m.