Steve Tenedios, a longtime Peconic resident, died at his home on Feb. 14, 2019 at the age of 87.
He was born in Imbros, Turkey on November 30, 1931 to Irene (nee Hlepo) and Timotheos Tenedios.
On Oct. 27, 1957, he married the love of his life Athena (nee Anastaselli) Tenedios and they came to the United States in 1961. Steve had been a self-employed tailor for many years.
On the North Fork, he was a member of Sts. Anargyroi, Taxiarchis and Gerasimos Greek Orthodox Church in Greenport.
Predeceased by his wife in December 2017, he is survived by two daughters, Helen and Joanne; son-in-law Samir Bennani; four siblings, Sultana Psaros, Elias Tenedios, Moska Bogiatzis and Peter Tenedios; three grandchildren, Guy Michael DeFazio, Hatim Bennani and Athena Bennani; and two great-grandchildren, Steven Robert DeFazio and Lillian Marie DeFazio.
The Divine Liturgy was celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Sts. Anargyroi, Taxiarchis and Gerasimos Greek Orthodox Church in Greenport, officiated by Father Jerasimos Ballas and Father James Bogiatzis. Interment followed at Cutchogue Cemetery.
Arrangements were entrusted to DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold.