Peter Demo Givas

Aug 21, 1938 - Feb 26, 2016


Peter Demo Givas
On February 26, Peter D. Givas passed away. Amazing husband, father, Papou, talented Architect, friend and confidant will be greatly missed. Peter loved his work and his career spanned decades designing custom homes, medical facilities and campuses, resorts, restaurants and more. Considered an expert in Senior Care, he was proud to have provided housing to over 30, 000 seniors and was still working up to his last day. Born in NY, he spent most of his life in CA. Educated at Cal Middle School, McClatchy HS, Univ of Oregon (proud Duck and SAE), he cherished his school buddies and their friendship. Peter and his wife Kit Dillon Givas shared the greatest love and partnership. He was a proud father and Papou to his four children; Kelly Givas (Tom); Dean Givas (Ysa); Kristine Givas; Casey Dillon (Sarah) and his beautiful grandchildren Kendall, James, Demosthenes, Thanos, Sophia and was waiting anxiously to meet a grandson due in May. Predeceased by parents Demosthenes and Persephone Givas. So proud of his Greek heritage and faith, Peter will be greatly missed by his Dillon family members who considered him an integral part of the Irish family too, as well as his constant companion Freedom. He loved his family and close friends in Greece, NJ, NY, WA and CA. Peter was world class and loved worldwide. Traditional Orthodox Services to be held at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Alhambra and F Streets, Sacramento, CA. Trisagion Mon., March 7, 7pm. Funeral service Tues., March 8, 11am. Contributions can be sent to LaFamilia Counseling Center, Inc., Sacramento, CA, in Peter’s name for their building fund. Their architect for almost 30 years, Peter was proud of their work with youth and families.

Published in The Sacramento Bee on Mar. 5, 2016

Funeral Home:
Sacramento Memorial Lawn
6100 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA
US 95824

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