Dr. George Stephen Pappas, 92, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, July 7, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Margaret Collotta Pappas.
Born October 16, 1923 in Poughkeepsie, New York, Dr. Pappas was the son of local businessman Stephen Pappas and Calliope Tsolis. After graduating from Poughkeepsie High School, he enrolled at Fordham University, Bronx, NY graduating with a BS in Biology. While at Fordham, Dr. Pappas enlisted in ROTC and served as a staff sergeant in the US Air Force Transport Command in the Pacific during World War II.