The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 42

IN MEMORIAM
Former Academy of Achievement Awardee Petrakis Mourned
AHEPA mourns the passing of Author
Harry Mark Petrakis, announced Supreme
President George G. Horiates. Petrakis
died Feb. 2, 2021, at the age of 97.
AHEPA presented Harry Mark
Petrakis (pictured second from left with
honorees) with the AHEPA Academy
of Achievement Award for his success
as an author at a Midwest Regional
Banquet held May 1, 2010, in Chicago.
Past Supreme President Steve A.
Manta introduced Petrakis. In acceptance,
Petrakis poked fun at himself
first, " You catch me this evening in the
springtime of my senility, " the then-88year-old
author said.
According to The Greek Star newspaper
that reported on the banquet,
Petrakis also shared stories that were
humorous and touching. He recalled his
growing up as the son of Father Mark
and Presvytera Petrakis on Chicago's
South Side that he was not only the mischievous
child who once gave in to the
temptation of food during Lent, but also
the one who appreciated the splendor of
Petrakis (second from left) with other honorees at the 2010 AHEPA Midwest Regional
Banquet where he received the Academy of Acheivement Award.
a Greek Orthodox Easter service.
" How rich the memories. How great
the tradition, " Petrakis said. " I would not
trade being born the son of a poor priest
for being a prince. "
" An inspiration to many, Harry Mark
Petrakis leaves a tremendous void in
the Greek American community and
in the literary world to which he contributed
his genius and passion for storytelling, "
Supreme President Horiates
said. " Our deepest sympathies are with
the Petrakis family. May his memory be
eternal. "
Learn more about The AHEPA Charitable Foundation.
The AHEPA Charitable Foundation is part of the AHEPA
Foundation, Inc. - a 501(c)(3) entity of the AHEPA which was
created to accept 100 percent tax deductible donations for
charitable projects.
Visit www.ahepa.org/donate today.
42 | THE AHEPAN ยท Summer 2021
www.ahepa.org
http://www.ahepa.org/donate http://www.ahepa.org

The Ahepan Summer 2021

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Ahepan Summer 2021

The Ahepan Summer 2021 - Intro
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 1
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 2
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 3
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 4
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 5
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 6
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 7
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 8
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 9
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 10
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 11
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 12
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 13
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 14
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 15
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 16
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 17
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 18
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 19
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 20
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 21
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 22
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 23
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 24
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 25
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 26
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 27
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 28
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 29
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 30
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 31
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 32
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 33
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 34
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 35
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 36
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 37
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 38
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 39
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 40
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 41
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 42
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 43
The Ahepan Summer 2021 - 44
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/the-ahepan-summer-2021
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/the-ahepan-spring-2021
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Winter2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Fall2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Summer2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Spring2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Winter2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Fall2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Summer2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Spring2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Winter2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Fall2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Summer2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Spring2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Winter2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Fall2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Summer2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Spring2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Winter2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Fall2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/ahepan_Summer2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_spring2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_winter2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_fall2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_summer2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_spring2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/ahepan_winter2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Fall2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_Summer2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/Ahepan_spring2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/ahepan_winter2013
https://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/mercury/ahepan_fall2013
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_summer2013
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_spring2013
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_winter2012
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_2012summerfall
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_2012spring
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_2012winter
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_2011fall
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_201107
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_201105
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_201103
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_2010winter
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_2010fall
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_2010summer
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_2010winterspring
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_2009fall
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_2009summer
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan/ahepan_2009spring
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/mercury/ahepan_2009winter
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com