It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and uncle, William (Bill) Biniaris on May 15, 2017.
Bill was born in Valtetsi, Greece on June 20, 1927, immigrating with his wife and son to Canada in 1957. Bill was a very hard working man, working the majority of his career with Kimberly Clark Paper Mill (Terrace Bay) and Abitibi Paper Mill (Thunder Bay).
Upon retirement at age 62, Bill was able to spend quality time with his wife and grandkids along with his greatest passion, hunting trips with his sons and friends. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Family and friends were most important to Bill and he will be deeply missed by all those who knew him.
Bill will be lovingly remembered by his wife Dimitra; son Charlie, grandchildren Dimitra (John), great grandkids Frank, Domenic, Christian; son Tom (Nikki), grandchildren Ana, Olivia, Emily; and daughter Cathy (Dino), grandchildren Stephen and Bill; and numerous nieces and nephews. Surviving brothers, Tony, George, Steve and families.
He was predeceased by parents Kyriakos and Katerina, sisters Vasiliki and Eleni (Greece).
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017, leaving the Harbourview Funeral Centre at 10:30 a.m. to the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 651 Beverly Street, for Services to be presided by Rev. Nikolaos Tambakis at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on the evening of Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Harbourview Funeral Centre, 499 North Cumberland Street, with prayers to begin at 7:00 p.m.
Should friends desire, donations made in memory of Bill to the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.