Anastassiou, Sophocles Peter ''Soph'' a 48 year resident of Redondo Beach passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 in Torrance. Born in Greece December 30, 1920, Soph was 83. He had been in the restaurant industry most of his life. He was a member of St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church. He is survived by his beloved wife, Helen Anastassiou of Redondo Beach; daughter, Effie Anastassiou of Salinas, CA; son, Peter (Marguerite) Anastassiou of South Pasadena, CA; and his grandsons Michael and William Anastassiou. Also left to mourn his passing are his brother Thomas Anastassiou of Palos Verdes Estates and sister, Fay Bardos of Torrance. Visitation will be held Friday, November 19 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd. in Torrance with Trisagion Services beginning at 7:00 PM in the Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 20 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, 722 Knob Hill Avenue in Redondo Beach. Burial will follow with procession to Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church.

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  1. Sorry to learn of the passing of a great “top shelf” guy! I will never forget assisting Soph buy daughter, Effie, her first Jaguar circa 1985 and dealing and negotiating with the “slick” car salesmen. It was FUN. My sincere condolences to Helen, Effie, Peter and the rest of the Anastassiou family. DAVE

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