George N. Sevastos, 83, of Warren, passed away peacefully Monday, September 24, 2018 at St. Joseph Health Center. He was born May 21, 1935 in Samos, Greece, the son of Nicholas and Irene (Foradis) Sevastos, and moved to the United States in the 1950s.
George retired as owner of Rainbow Motors in Cleveland. He was a member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Cleveland and was a past member of the United States Trotting Association. George loved animals, and previously owned horses that raced at Northfield.
Fond memories of George live on with his daughter, Irene (Ron) McCollum of Warren; two grandchildren, Thomas and Alex Sevastos; two step-grandchildren, Michael Nesmith and Shauna (Matt) Lyzen; two brothers, Gust (Jane) Sevastos of North Royalton and Evangeli Sevastos of Chios, Greece; two sisters, Sophia Tsiknas of Pireaus, Greece and Cynthia (John) Asimakopoulos of Willoughby, Ohio; three nephews, Ted (Maribeth), Mike, and Dino (Chris) Sevastos; two nieces, Rena (Ryan) Madison and Kali (Jim) Javoris; and his beloved companion at Washington Square, Sylvia Gianoutsos.
Preceding him in death are his wife, Carol Nesmith, who passed away December 25, 2000; a son, Emmanuel “Mike” Sevastos, who passed away March 30, 2011; a stepdaughter, Donna Daneese Humphreys; and two stepsons, Michael and Richard Nesmith.
Services are 11:00 am Friday, September 28, 2018 at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 2187 W. 14th St., Cleveland. Friends may call 2:00 to 4:00 pm Thursday at Staton-Borowski Funeral Home in Warren, and 10:00 to 11:00 am Friday at the church.
Material contributions may be made either to the church or the donor’s favorite animal charity.
A special “thank-you” to the staff at Washington Square who made George feel loved and had him call his latest home “the club.”