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Theodore P. Panaretos
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Birth: May 26, 1921
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 2005
Lauderdale County
Alabama, USA

Mr. Theodore P. Panaretos, age 83, of Florence, died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at Mitchell-Hollingsworth following an extended illness.He was born in New Bedford, Mass. Ted was a World War II veteran, graduated from the Army Air Force Academy and was commissioned 2nd lieutenant with the 457th Bombardier Unit, 8th Air Force, where he flew 32 missions and received the Air Force Medal and the DFC Medal.After his tour with the Army Air Force, Ted worked with the Detroit, Mich., fire department where he retired as fire chief.Visitation will be today, April 28, 2005, from 1-2:30 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 3 p.m. at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Kenny Baskins officiating. Military funeral honors will be accorded at graveside.Mr. Panaretos is preceded in death by his father, Peter Panaretos, mother, Margaret Panaretos; daughter, Marilyn Panaretos; stepdaughter, Darla Counce; and a sister, Bertha Correia.He is survived by his wife, Clara Townsel Panaretos, of Florence; son, Theodore Panaretos and wife, Diane, of Howell, Mich.; daughter, Sandra Wiebelhaus and husband, Don, of Mecombe, Mich.; two stepdaughters, Brenda Killen, of Killen, and Sheila Parks, of Muscle Shoals; brother, John Panaretos, of Hartland, Mich.; four grandchildren, Danny Wiebelhaus, Derek Panaretos, Todd Panaretos and Lauren Panaretos; four great-grandchildren, Nicholas Panaretos, Matthew Wiebelhaus, Anne Wiebelhaus and Kyle Panaretos.Pallbearers will be Derek Panaretos, Donnie Dennis, Danny Counce, Ricky Steen, David Covington and Ted Buttram.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 200 Office Park Drive, Suite 303, Birmingham, AL 35223.Special thanks to Dr. Malcolm Landers and the staff of Unit 3, Mitchell-Hollingsworth.Greenview Funeral Home of Florence is directing.

Published in Florence Times Daily on April 28, 2005 
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  Marian G. Panaretos (1921 - 1991)
  Clara M. Townsel Panaretos (1928 - 2016)*
*Calculated relationship
26 May 1921
26 Apr 2005
Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama
Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens
Lauderdale County
Alabama, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
Created by: Joy
Record added: Dec 21, 2010
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Theodore P. Panaretos
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