"Paul" Apostolos George Borovilos, 96, died Friday, June 29, 1990.
Born January 14, 1894 in Nestani, Tripolis, Arcadia, Greece, the son of George and Constandina Borovilos. He arrived in the U.S. at the age of 15, he came directly to Salt Lake City, a lifelong resident of the city. Employed by American Smelter & Refining Co. for 46 years. Veteran World War I. He was extremely active in the Greek Orthodox Community of Salt Lake City and Utah. He served for 12 years as secretary of the community. In 1944 he was elected president and served for five years. In recent years he had become the "Senior Statesman" of his community and church. In 1986 he was given an award by Arch Bishop Iakovos, for his long and devoted services to his church. He was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church, the Arcadian Society, and founder of the local chapter of the Greek American Progressive Association (GAPA), having served as district govenor, president and secretary of his lodge. He organized the Helenic American Legion Post #40. A member of the American Legion since 1920 and member of the Athanasios Diakos Society. He married Georgia Karras, June 30, 1959.
Survived by his wife, Georgia; brother, Paraskevas Borovilos, Anaheim, California; a beloved cousin, Louisa Karavandis, San Francisco, California; also many nieces and nephews, in the U.S., Canada and Greece.
Friends may call at the MacKay Deseret Mortuary, 36 East 700 South, Sunday, July 1, 7-8 p.m. with prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Funeral service Monday, July 2, 1 p.m., Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 279 South 300 West, Salt Lake City. Interment: Mt. Olivett. Funeral Directors: MacKay Deseret Mortuary. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Greek Orthodox Church of Salt Lake City.
Paul Borovilos, was devout Greek Othodox, very proud of his Greek heritage, but also very proud of his adopted country.
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