Jim was a longtime member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. He retired from the G.M. Fisher Body plant.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Julia; daughter, Stephanie Pappas; 2 sisters, Eugenia Matthews and Aggeliki Dimiza; and many nieces, nephews and other extended family members.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1701 E. Saginaw St., Lansing, with Fr. Mark Sietsema officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, with a 7:30 p.m. Trisagion service, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to his church.