Gus J. Philipps born in Vlachokerasia, Greece, age 94, fell asleep in our Lord’s arms July 4, 2022. Beloved husband of Bertha Philipps, nee Karamagianis, of 69 years. Loving father of Connie (Bill) Anderson, Pauline (Kurt) Philipps-Zabel, Kathy (Dimitrios) Giannakopoulos and Angela Philipps. Devoted son of Yannis and Kostantina Papaphilippou. Proud grandpa of Dina and Peter (Eleni) Giannakopoulos. Dear brother of the late Panos (Pitsa) Papaphilippou, Katerina (Nikos) Anargiros and Chris Papaphilippou. Dear brother-in-law of Mary (the late Peter) Korbos, Collette (the late Aristotle) Sarlas, Art (Irene) Karamagianis, the late Catherine (Evan) Kyriaz and Gust Karamagianis. Fond uncle of many here and in Greece. Cared for by two special ladies Christina and Anna and the Rainbow Hospice Team. Former owner of Gertie’s, Gus Snack Shop and Peter Pan Restaurant. Visitation Thursday, July 7 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Nelson Funeral Home 820 West Talcott Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Huntington’s Disease Society of America Illinois Chapter would be appreciated. Arrangements by Memory Eternal Funeral Directors, Ltd. (847) 375-0095.
May his memory be eternal.
What a wonderful man! So sorry for your loss Pauline & family. ♥️
We are thinking of you.
We will miss your beautiful smile and your little laugh. Praying for your family . Lots of love and hugs and cherished memories. May your memory be eternal.🙏🏽💙