Constantinos (Gus) Diamantopoulos, beloved husband of Adriani (Liana), nee Logarakis; loving father of Konstantina (Tina) and Jeffrey Burgis of Park Ridge and Apostolos (Paul) and Anna of Seattle; devoted son of the late Apostolos and Konstantina nee Katris; proud and most loving grandfather of William Constantine, Andrew Jeffrey, Thomas Constantine and Lydia Patricia; dear brother of Athanasia and Christo Boulougouri, Barbara and the late Demetrios Mantas, Georgios and Dina, Giannoula and the late John, the late Demetrios and Dorothy, and the late Sophia; beloved son-in-law of Irene (nee Krassakopoulos) and the late Theodore Logarakis; beloved brother-in-law of Nicholas and Anna Logarakis and Panagiotis and Despina Logarakis; fond and devoted uncle of many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Constantinos was born in Nestani, (Tripoli / Arcadia) Greece in 1936 and emigrated to Chicago in the 1960s to help his uncle in the restaurant business. He worked his way up to owning and managing several restaurants in the northern Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin area. Constantinos possessed a strong will and spirit enabling him to overcome many challenges including surviving a near fatal car crash in 1989 and quadruple bypass surgery in 1994. Despite suffering from many ailments he never gave up and always had a positive outlook.
Constantinos had a huge heart and he was most proud of his family – his loving wife of 51 years, devoted children and adoring grandchildren. He also greatly loved and supported his entire extended family.
In recent years, Constantinos was a Member of St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church in Niles, IL and he was previously a Member of Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Waukegan, IL.
The family is extremely touched by the overwhelming love and support of all of our family, friends and community during this difficult time. In consideration of the current pandemic, the Funeral service at St. Haralambos in Niles and entombment at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines will be held in private.
We invite you to watch the live streaming Funeral service on Friday, July 10th at 10:00 a.m. CST, by visiting Facebook or YouTube. A recording of the service will also be available. The family will host a luncheon to remember Constantinos and celebrate his life when it will be safe for all to gather.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made in Constantinos’ name to St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church, 7373 Caldwell Ave., Niles, IL 60174 and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, The Giving Program, 1775 Dempster St., Park Ridge, IL 60068.
May His Memory Be Eternal.
We send our love to our dear relative Gus. We will all miss his kind and loving presence. May he rest in peace.
Our condolences to the family. Καλό Παράδεισο θείο Κώστα.
Dear Liana, Tina and Paul and family. I was very saddened to hear of the passing of Gus. I pray that God fills your hearts with all his beautiful memories. May his memory be eternal Καλό Παράδεισο ????????❤️
Our condolences to the whole family. We will miss Kosta so much. We have shared so many Good memories! Sending our love and prayers to you all. Καλο παράδεισο Κώστα.
Chris and Nikki Katris
Our condolences to the whole family during this difficult time. We are all saddened by the loss of Costa and we will all miss our dear brother. Costa will be in our hearts and memories forever. Wishing you strength and peace during this hard time.
Ο θεός να τον αναπαύσει και Καλό Παράδεισο.
Με αγάπη τα αδέρφια,
Αθανασία, Χρήστος Μπουλουγούρη
Γεώργιος, Ντίνα Διαμαντοπουλος
And all your nephews and nieces in Greece.
Dear Theia, Tina and Paul,
Our sincere condolences for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
May his memory be eternal.
Ο Θεός να τον αναπαύσει. Καλό Παράδεισο.
Οικoγενειες Θανάση και Αποστολή Διαμαντόπουλου
On behalf of my mother (Evangelia Karountzou-the daughter of Giannis Diamantopoulos)
Αγαπημενε θειε Κώστα,
Ο Θεός ας αναπαύσει την ψυχή σου. Θα σε θυμάμαι με αγάπη για όλες τις όμορφες στιγμές που μας χάρισες στη Μηλια όταν ήμασταν παιδιά. Τα συλλυπητήρια μου στη θεία και στα ξαδέρφια.
Με βαθύτατη συγκίνηση,
Η ανηψια σου Βαγγελιώ.
Tina and Family –
I’m so sorry for your loss. I hope that you can find comfort in the happy memories you had with your father.
ΛΙΑΝΑ ΜΟΥ ΝΤΙΝΟΥΛΑ ΜΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΠΟΣΤΟΛΗ ΜΑΣ!!! Ο ΚΥΡΙΟΣ ΜΑΣ ΙΗΣΟΥΣ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ ΝΑ ΑΝΑΠΑΥΣΕΙ ΤΟΝ ΚΩΣΤΑ ΣΕ ΧΩΡΑ ΖΩΝΤΩΝ!!!
ΑΣ ΕΙΝΑΙ ΑΝΑΠΑΥΜΕΝΗ Η ΨΥΧΗ ΤΟΥ!!!
ΚΑΙ ΣΕ ΣΑΣ ΝΑ ΔΩΣΕΙ ΔΥΝΑΜΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΡΗΓΟΡΙΑ ΣΤΟΝ ΠΡΟΣΩΡΙΝΟ ΑΠΟΧΩΡΙΣΜΟ!!!
ΣΑΣ ΣΚΕΦΤΟΜΑΣΤΕ! ΣΑΣ ΑΓΑΠΑΜΕ! ΣΑΣ ΠΕΡΙΜΕΝΟΥΜΕ!
ΛΙΑΝΑ ΜΟΥ ΣΟΥ ΕΥΧΟΜΑΙ ΝΑ ΚΑΝΕΙΣ ΥΠΟΜΟΝΗ !!! ΝΑ ΕΧΕΙΣ ΤΗΝ ΕΥΧΗ ΜΟΥ !!! ΘΕΟΣ ΝΑ ΣΥΓΧΩΡΕΣΕΙ ΤΟΝ ΚΩΣΤΑ ΕΝΑΨΑ ΚΑΝΤΗΛΙ ΚΑΙ ΘΥΜΙΑΣΑ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΨΥΧΗ ΤΟΥ!!! ΝΑ ΕΧΕΤΕ ΥΓΕΙΑ ΜΕ ΤΑ ΠΑΙΔΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΤΑ ΕΓΓΟΝΙΑ ΣΟΥ ΧΙΛΙΟΧΡΟΝΟΙ ΚΑΙ ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ΕΥΧΗ ΜΟΥ!!!
ΚΑΝΩ ΥΠΟΜΟΝΗ ΚΑΙ ΚΟΥΡΑΓΙΟ ΚΑΙ ΘΑ ΠΡΟΣΠΑΘΗΣΩ ΝΑ ΕΙΜΑΙ ΚΑΛΑ ΚΑΙ ΝΑ ΕΡΘΕΙΣ ΕΔΩ ΣΕ ΠΕΡΙΜΕΝΩ ΚΑΙ ΑΝ ΜΠΟΡΟΥΝ ΚΑΙ ΤΑ ΠΑΙΔΙΑ ΣΑΣ ΠΕΡΙΜΕΝΩ!! ΧΙΛΙΑ ΤΑ ΚΑΛΑ ΣΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΝΑ ΕΙΣΑΣΤΕ ΓΕΡΟΙ ΚΑΙ ΔΥΝΑΤΟΙ!!!
Η ΜΑΜΑ ΣΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΓΙΑΓΙΑ ΣΑΣ
My deepest condolences to the family. Wishing you peace and comfort during these difficult times. May the memory of your loved one last eternal in your hearts and may you find peace and comfort in each other through your loss. Αιωνία η μνήμη του, καλό παράδεισο
You will be missed, Gus. We were saddened to hear of your passing. Our love and prayers to you Andriana and family. George and Kathy Clemmensen
Tina, Jeff and family’s I’m so sorry for your family’s loss of your father. I always loved seeing him at your Christmas parties.
He will be missed. Love and hugs to you all.
Blessings during this difficult time,
Barb, Brian, Maddy and Mike Sell. ????
Please accept our sincere condolences and may his memory be eternal. Θερμά συλληπιτήρια.
Dear Adriani – We are so sad to hear of Gus’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. His smile and warm greeting will truly be missed. June & Gary
Gus was such a wonderful grandfather. We enjoyed many memories on the sidelines with him watching the boys play sports over the years. He will be missed!
Thinking of his wife and family at this time.
We pray for eternal peace for Gus and for God’s blessing on him and his entire family now and forever. His strength and kindness live on in our hearts! The Benjamin Family