Serafim T. Philippis

Died: Fri., Oct. 25, 2013


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 31, 2013
Location: N. William St. Location


7:30 PM Thu., Oct. 31, 2013
Location: N. William St. Location

Funeral Service

11:30 AM Fri., Nov. 01, 2013
Location: Saint Andrews Greek Orthodox Church

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Serafim T. Philippis of South Bend fell asleep in the Lord on Friday, October 25, 2013 at the age of 91. Serafim, originally from Greece, immigrated to the U.S.A. in 1957 after marrying his loving wife Vasiliki of South Bend. He owned and operated various gas and service stations in the area. He is survived by his two sons Tim and Michael (TeAnn) and his two granddaughters Sophia and Nicole. Additional survivors are his brother Costa (Niki) and his sisters-in-law Aphrodite and Anna Pappas. Serafim was preceded in death by his wife in 2000.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 31st from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home, 521 N. William St. with the Trisagion prayer service at 7:30 pm. Funeral Services will be held at St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church on Friday, November 1, at 11:30 am, with committal services and burial to follow at Highland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, S.A.R.E.F. Endowment Fund, 52455 Ironwood Rd., South Bend, IN, 46635. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at

Serafim was a loving and caring person and will be greatly missed. May his memory be eternal!

Charitable donations may be made in Serafim's memory to the following organization:

Saint Andrews Greek Orthodox Church
52455 N. Ironwood Dr., South Bend, IN

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