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NY1: Mourners Remember Astoria Crime Spree Victim at Funeral Service

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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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