Born August 17, 1939 in Lansing, Michigan son of the late George and Koula Pascalenos passed away Friday, August 20, 2021 at age 82.
Pete is survived by step-daughters, Shelee (Ash) Pahdar and Kelly McCausey; brother, Tom Pascalenos; sister, Olga Pascalenos along with many cousins in Greece.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia and his second wife, Beverly.
Pete was a graduate of Lansing Sexton High School where he won the award for academic achievement in History and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife Management from MSU. He served in the Army National Guard and was called into active duty for the Detroit riots.
At the age of 12 he went to work at the Boston Café, one of Lansing’s oldest restaurants – a restaurant his family owned. Following graduation at MSU he worked for the University in the Beal Botanical Garden. He later obtained a job with the US Postal Service and retired as a supervisor following many years of loyal service. Pete was a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Lansing and was an avid fisherman and hunter.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1701 E. Saginaw St. in Lansing. The Trisagion will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Church. Interment will follow at Deepdale Memorial Gardens.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions, in loving memory of Pete, to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.