Robert A. Pappas, 79, of Palos Hills, died Sunday, May 13 at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. Visitation was held May 16 at Lack & Sons Funeral Home in Hickory Hills. A funeral service was held May 17 at the funeral home. Interment was at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.
Mr. Pappas is survived by his wife, Joanne; his sons, Jeffrey, Gregory and Christopher; his daughter, Pamela Lawrence; his sisters, Betty Mathias and Mary Lovig; and nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Mr. Pappas was born in Chicago. He worked as a salesman for an oil company. He served in the Army and was a member of Marrs-Meyer American Legion Post 991. He was also an usher at Moraine Valley Community College’s Center for the Performing Arts.