It is with great sadness that we inform you of the peacefully passing of Professor Frixos Joannides on Saturday 25th May. at Belmont Nursing Home. Beloved husband of Peggy and much loved father of Michael, Markos and Kimon; sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughters-in-law Yvonne, Jen and Linda, grandchildren Emma, Ella, Luke, Jessica and Danny. We want to express our condolences to his family.
Frixos Joannides’ funeral will take place on Wednesday, May 29 2019, at 11:30 am in the RC Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour (Foxrcok Church), Stillorgan Road, Foxrock, D18, followed by burial at Shanganagh Cemetery, South Co.Dublin.
The family of Frixos Joannides asks anyone who wants to donate to his memory, to make it to the Greek Orthodox Parish in the following account:
IBAN: IE53 AIBK 9311 5223 4597 97
Account name: GREEK ORTHODOX PARISH
Book of condolences https://rip.ie/cb.
Professor Frixos Joannidis originally from Cyprus, was one of the first Greeks to have settled on the island. In Ireland he worked as a professor of engineering at University College Dublin and took over duties as the Consul of Cyprus until the establishment of the Cypriot Embassy in Dublin. He had been one of the founders of Irish-Hellenic Society (1962) Hellenic Community οf Ireland (1964), Greek Orthodox Community (80s) and the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Dublin (1994). At the same time, he was the first Modern Greek language teacher to Greek children before the establishment of the Greek School of Ireland (2003).