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Constantinos Gus Constantine, Jr
Birth: Jan. 24, 1929
Piraeus
Regional unit of Piraeus
Attica, Greece
Death: Jan. 29, 2013
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA

Veteran Journalist. Gus joined The Washington Times from at or near its beginning and spent more than 25 years there. He held Congressional Press credentials and worked many years as an editor. Gus specialized in Foreign News, specifically coverage of Africa and the Far East and retired in 2008. At the Times he was known among his colleagues for his encyclopedic knowledge of world history and his devotion to his work and his family.

Gus was the son of Diamantis Dimitri Constantinos Constantine (Gus Sr.) and his wife Elpinikie "Elena" Stellakis Constantine. Gus arrived with his family at age 4 months on the SS Edison from Piraeus to New York in June of 1929. He grew up in Manhattan, living on East 33rd Street.

Gus joined the United States Army and served during the Korean Conflict. Gus studied history at Columbia University and became a journalist with The New York Daily News in the 1950s. By the 1970s we was reporting for The Washington Daily News and later joined The Washington Star until its closing.

He is survived by his wife and their three children and many grandchildren.

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ORDER OF SERVICE
Arlington Cemetery
February 19, 2013 @ 1:30PM - 2:30PM

Meet at administration office 1:30pm
Memoir by Mr Jones
Procession 2:00PM
Meaning of life by Father Dominiek Ashicar
Prayer by Father Ashicar
Rendering of flag by soldier to next of kin
Military Gun Salute and Taps
Fall of flag 2:35PM
Memoir by Mr Constantine
 
 
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  Domante Constantinos Constantine (1889 - 1951)
  Elpinikie Stellakis Constantine (1897 - 1961)
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Court 7 Niche
 
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Record added: Feb 01, 2013
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