Peter G. Manakos, of Salisbury Twp. died peacefully on March 21, 2018 at Whitehall Manor in Allentown surrounded by his family. Husband of Froso (Perdikis) Manakos, they were married 60 years.
Born in Plaka, Athens, Greece, son of the late George and Chrysoula Manakos.
Peter graduted from the University of Athens in Greece, the Naval Academy of Greece and the London School of Economics.
Peter was the Executive Director of the Lansdale Public Library for over 30 years.
He was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Bethlehem and St. George Syrian Orthodox Church in Allentown.
He was a member of the Bethlehem Lodge #283, a 32nd Degree Mason of the Valley of Allentown, former Lehigh County Republican Committee Member and Life Member of the Order of AHEPA, Bethlehem Homer Chapter #65.
Peter was an avid gardener, swimmer, loved to take numerous trips to Greece and Cyprus. He was a devoted grandfather to his two grandsons which he adored.
The family would like to thank the staff of Whitehall Manor and Heartland Hospice who treated Peter so well while under their care.
Survivors: His wife Froso, daughter in law Maria (Zannakis) Manakos of Salisbury Twp, two grandsons Peter G. Manakos and Konstantine G. Manakos both of Salisbury Twp; brother Charlabros Manakos husband of Fotini of Greece; sister in law Lou Economos of MD and many loving nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a son George P. Manakos on June 19, 2003.
Funeral Service on Saturday March 24, 2018 at 11 AM with a viewing from 10AM to 11 AM in St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral 1607 West Union Blvd. Bethlehem. Burial in Cedar Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Allentown. Funeral arrangements are by the John F. Herron Funeral Home, Bethlehem www.HerronFuneral Homes.com.
Contributions: To the Building Fund of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral or the Building Fund of St. George Syrian Orthodox Church 1011 Catasauqua Avenue Allentown, PA 18102.