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“I remember Pete Demos as a very personable and fun man and specifically as our first Cardiac Rehab participant at Roper Hospital in 1989. We had a...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Gary Piper - Chambersburg, PA

“I worked for Peter 30 years ago when he was at Mass Mutual. It was my first job out of college. I learned so much from him about business and life....Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Kellie Fischer - Salisbury, NC

“I will greatly miss talking The Citadel athletic teams with Pete. He was a good man, a strong Citadel supporter and was always there when i needed...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: David "Barney" Bornhorst - SC

“I am so sorry for your loss. Pete was a good man, very personable and honest -- he always had an opinion on something. I got to know Pete when I was...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Charles Williams - Mount Pleasant, SC

“May his memory be a blessing. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Samuel K Kaplan - Other

“Prayers for strength and comfort. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Brenda Hydrick - Friend

“Pete (son), I´m so sorry to learn about the loss of your dad. You know I never knew him but he must of been a really good man to raise a son...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Kevin Stewart

“Thanks, Uncle Pete, for always loving us and setting such a great example. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Carrie, Marcus, and children

“Rest in Peace, Peter. You were my first grade classmate, my college classmate at the Citadel, and a life long friend. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Buddy Puckhaber - Charleston, SC


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.