George William Dimotakis, 80, of Manteca, passed away peacefully in his home on December 31, 2013. He was born in Santa Cruz in 1933, and moved with his family to Manteca in 1938. He was a 1951 graduate of Manteca High School and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force on March 25, 1952. George was actively involved in farming for 60 years. He was fondly called “Theo Georgie” by his relatives.
George is preceded in death by his father and mother, William and Mary Dimotakis; his brothers Nick and Leftare, and his sisters Despina Xirakis, Alpena Makis, Rae Calimeris, Katherine Nicolozakis, Virginia Skandalis, and Esther Rundell Peterson. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Jonnie, twin daughters Stefanie and Esther Dimotakis, sons George Dimotakis, Jr. and Charles Dimotakis, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A public viewing will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 from 4-7 p.m., and a private graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 1-2 p.m., both at Park View Cemetery in Manteca. A celebration of life will be held at the Dimotakis Family Farm, immediately following the graveside service.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Tuesday, January 7, 2014