Peter Demos, Jr.

  • Born: September 21, 1931
  • Died: September 17, 2021
  • Location: Charleston, South Carolina

J. Henry Stuhr West Ashley Chapel

3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway
Charleston, SC 29414

Tel. (843) 763.7664

Tribute & Message From The Family


Peter Demos Jr., 86, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Sophia Demos entered into eternal rest Friday, September 17, 2021. His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, 30 Race St, Charleston, SC 29403 at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Holy Trinity, a prayer service will begin at 7:30 pm. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel.

Pete was born in Charleston on September 21, 1934, a son of the late Peter and Panagiota Demos. He graduated from Charleston High in 1952 then The Citadel in 1956 and served honorably in the Air Force where he became an avid golfer. Pete returned to Charleston, where he would raise a family and enjoy a successful professional career with Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. Pete was a longtime member of the Citadel Brigadier Club. He co-founded the Blue &White Citadel Sports newsletter and faithfully attended The Citadel football, basketball, and baseball games. Pete also had a passion for singing and was a member of the Greek Male Choirs and the Charleston Male Choir as well as several other singing groups.

He is survived by his wife, Sophia Lawandales Demos of Charleston; his children: Peter III (Ann) Demos, Frank (Danetta) Demos, Pamela (George) Vasilos and Demetrios (Betsy) Demos; his sister, Angelica (Ki) Sponza ; nine (9) grandchildren and seven (7) great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his sister Alexander Stefanou.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holy Trinity Church - New Hellenic Center Fund, 30 Ray Street, Charleston, SC 29403 or The Citadel Brigadier Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC, 29409.