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NY1: Mourners Remember Astoria Crime Spree Victim at Funeral Service


March 12, 2016 NY1 News

Bells tolled at St Catherine’s Church in Astoria, Queens on Friday morning, and tears flowed from mourners saying a final goodbye to 55-year-old George Patouhas.

They also wept for his widow, Despina Patouhas, and their 8-year-old daughter, Paraskevi, for suddenly losing their husband and father.

“I’m very, very sorry for the family, and what happened,” a mourner said, in tears and her voice cracking.

Patouhas was murdered Sunday. Police said a crazed young man entered his liquor store on Astoria Blvd and stabbed him to death.

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