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Greek Orthodox Church Pillars of Orthodoxy
Sunday April 17th, 2016
2:00pm - 8:00pm

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Greek Orthodox Church Pillars of Orthodoxy
Monday April 18th, 2016

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James Touloumes J.

James J. (Demetrios) Touloumes Jr., 83, of Carlisle, PA passed away on Friday, April 15, 2016 in the West Shore Hospital with his family by his side. He was born February, 18, 1933 in Pottsville, PA to the late James S. and Vasiliki D. Imverotou Touloumes.

James served his country in the United States Army. He was the owner & operator of the former T. Jimmy's Place (U.S. Hotel) and the Holly Inn, in Mt. Holly Springs, and also Kosta's Fine Cuisine in Camp Hill, PA.  A member of the Greek Orthodox Church, The Pillars of Orthodoxy, James was a founder and long time warden of the Parish; an ordained reader of the church and was a pilgrim to the Holy Land. He was awarded by his peers, and the Bishop for services in the Dioceses.  James was a member of the VFW #7343, BPOE # 578 and the American Legion Post #674. His passion was always for his church, family and children.

James is survived by his wife of 53 years, Froso I. Barbuzanes Touloumes; daughter, Vasiliki (Vikki) Avery and her husband Scott and their children, Euphrosyne and Cleopatra of Carlisle; son, Constantine (Kosta) Touloumes and his wife Michelle and their children, Marianna, Demetrios and Eleni of Carlisle and son, James Demetrios J. Touloumes III and Elizabeth and their children, Nikolas and Alexis of Abbotstown. Also surviving are two brothers, Constantine J. Touloumes of Harrisburg and Alexander J. Touloumes of Mechanicsburg.  He was predeceased by two brothers, Spero J. and Arch Deacon Photios Touloumes.

Funeral services will be held Monday, April 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM in the Greek Orthodox Church, The Pillars of Orthodoxy, 350 Old West York Road, Carlisle, PA 17015 with Protopresbyter, Rodion Laskowski and Presbyter, Mark Beesley officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. A viewing will be held on Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pillars of Orthodoxy Icon Fund in Memory of James J. Touloumes Jr. Arrangements are being handled by Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Mt. Holly Springs, PA. Visit www.hollingerfuneralhome.com for condolences to the family.

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Spending time with "T. Jimmy" was always a pleasure.  His kindly manner and his congenial ways were magnetic.  He will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate enough to have known him. Sincerely, Dorothy Ross

Dorothy Ross Apr 23 2016 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to the Touloumes family. Jimmy and his wife were so wonderful when my father died ( Rene Valley) ....as soon as I called them to let them know dad passed they were on it! With food and beverages and had it all sent over to our house. Great man and great family! RIP Jimmy n god bless you!

Chet & Sue Beckholt & Dorothy Valley Apr 17 2016 12:00 AM

With sincere sympathy. Class of 1952, Carlisle High School

Barbara Waugaman Horn, Beavercreek OH Apr 17 2016 12:00 AM

Our whole family loved Jim.  He was one of our parents' first friends when they moved to PA back in the 70s.  Our prayers are with the family.  We hope you find comfort in the fact that we will all see him again someday in Heaven.

Kim and Jill Pike Apr 16 2016 12:00 AM

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Timothy Mathews Apr 16 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Vikki and Scott -- We're so very sorry for your loss.  You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.  Peace be with you all.  Heartfelt condolences, Tim & Jen

Tim & Jen Mathews Apr 16 2016 12:00 AM