Nikos Xanthopoulos: Today at the 1st Cemetery the funeral – His last wish that could not be fulfilled

Nikos Xanthopoulos: Today at the 1st Cemetery the funeral – His last wish that could not be fulfilled
Nikos Xanthopoulos: Today at the 1st Cemetery the funeral – His last wish that could not be fulfilled

Today’s funeral of the actor Nikos Xanthopoulos, who passed away at the age of 89, will be political.

As the family of the popular actor and singer announced, today Tuesday, at 1:00 p.m., a memorial service will be held in his memory at the First Cemetery of Athens.

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Greece bids farewell to Nikos Xanthopoulos, the actor who managed, through his roles and songs, to leave his own special imprint on the history of Greek cinema.

The funeral of Nikos Xanthopoulos is political

The body of the actor will lie from 12 noon in the hall of the First Cemetery of Athens where the civil funerals take place. Citizens who want to say goodbye to him, will have the opportunity to do so in the hour that passes until the start of the Trisag that he will chant, in the same place, at 13.00.

There will be his beloved wife Erifuli, his four children – three sons and a daughter – and his grandchildren, who were constantly by his side during the last, difficult month of his hospitalization.

Money in the “Actor’s House” instead of wreaths

The family’s wish is, instead of wreaths, to deposit money to the “Actor’s Home” (Alpha Bank GR 45 0140 2280 2280 0200 2002 719 – In memory of Nikos Xanthopoulos).

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The president of SEH, Spyros Bibilas, had already informed about the funeral of Nikos Xanthopoulos since Sunday (22/1).

His last wish

The body of the actor will be cremated in the crematorium of Ritsona after the funeral in the first cemetery, as it was finally not possible to bury him next to the chapel he built in his house in Pallini that he and his family wanted.

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