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In MeMorIaM Dr. Paulus, who originally was a member of Aristotles Chapter 34, Pittsburgh, before moving to Florida where a chapter was founded in his name, served as Supreme President in 1979. He was an AHEPA Life Member, a Past District 4 Governor, and Past Chapter 34 President He is survived by his daughter, Marsha Guntharp (Randy); sister, Julie McDonald; grandchildren, Tony Nicol (Heather), and Sony Kimball (Greg); five great-grandchildren; and many special relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Sara Jo. Dr. Paulus was an accomplished poet and an avid golf and pool player. If any chapter or member would like to make a donation to AHEPA Bone Marrow or Cooley’s Anemia in memory of Dr. Paulus, please forward your donation to AHEPA headquarters. Dr. Peter V. Paulus AHEPA Mourns Passing of Former Senator Claiborne Pell Senator was a 45-Year Member of AHEPA “The AHEPA family was saddened to learn that Former Senator Claiborne Pell passed away on January 1, 2009. “He was an extremely well-respected senator who served the citizens of Rhode Island admirably for six terms in the U.S. Senate. From 1987 to 1994, he served on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee where he was a champion of Greek-American issues. Of course, he will always be remembered and saluted for the educational grants that bear his name that have allowed countless students to attend college. “We were honored and privileged to count Senator Pell as a 45-year member of AHEPA. Senator Pell was instrumental in helping AHEPA obtain three senior citizen housing projects totaling 82 units Senator Claiborne Pell in Newport, Rhode Island. In essence, he helped AHEPA fulfill every aspect of its mission. “Our deepest sympathies are with the family of Senator Pell. May his memory be eternal.” Until his passing, Senator Pell was an active, faithful member of Maud Howe Elliot Chapter No. 245, Newport, R.I. He was a recipient of the AHEPA Pericles Award for excellence in public service. The senator was initiated into AHEPA on June 8, 1963. PSP Dr. Peter V. Paulus Passes Away The AHEPA family mourned the passing of Past Supreme President Dr. Peter V. Paulus on December 22, 2008. Dr. Paulus was 94. “We lost a pioneering Ahepan with the passing of Dr. Paulus,” said Supreme President Ike Gulas. “Dr. Paulus brought AHEPA’s medical programs to the forefront of the community especially by establishing the AHEPA Bone Marrow Registry donor program. Personally, this is a facet of AHEPA’s mission that is near and dear to my heart, but we all must be indebted to Dr. Paulus’ benevolent work in this area of our mission.” The supreme president also added that Dr. Paulus was instrumental in helping to bring Classical Studies and books to many public libraries and universities across the country. Moreover, Dr. Paulus had a great interest in recording AHEPA’s history and maintaining its ritual. 3 the ahepan Winter 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The AHEPAN - Winter 2009

The AHEPAN - Winter 2009
Presidents’ Messages
AHEPA Family News
Book Review
Special Report: Greek Independence Day
The 87th Supreme Convention in Magestic San Francisco
Ahepan on the Rise in South Carolina’s Executive Branch
Liberty Ship Arrives In Athens; Will Serve as a Floating Museum
Civic Responsibility
AHEPA Athletic 2009 Calendar
AHEPA Family Chapter News
In Memoriam

The AHEPAN - Winter 2009