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Charles Pappas

November 13, 1915 - May 7, 2017

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Charles Pappas

COLUMBIA - Charles Pappas, 101, of Columbia, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017.
Mr. Pappas, a son of the late George and Mary Christodoulou Pappas, was born November 13, 1915 in Lowell, MA. He enlisted in the CCC in 1935 and was assigned to the 1029 Company at Mt. Rainier National Park and helped build the Ohanapecosh camp grounds.
In 1940 he enlisted in the Army and did his basic and advanced field artillery training at Fort Ethan Allen in Burlington, Vt. He graduated from Officers Candidate School....

Charles Pappas

COLUMBIA - Charles Pappas, 101, of Columbia, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017.
Mr. Pappas, a son of the late George and Mary Christodoulou Pappas, was born November 13, 1915 in Lowell, MA. He enlisted in the CCC in 1935 and was assigned to the 1029 Company at Mt. Rainier National Park and helped build the Ohanapecosh camp grounds.
In 1940 he enlisted in the Army and did his basic and advanced field artillery training at Fort Ethan Allen in Burlington, Vt. He graduated from Officers Candidate School. (OCS) early 1943 and was assigned to the 936 FA Batt. He entered action at Naples, Italy with a stopover at Cassino and ended at Florence with an occupation of Trieste He left the army with the rank of Captain.
Charles married Marie Comeau and they had one son, Gregory (Cheryl). He managed a company warehouse/mail order activity of art supplies until he retired in 1980.
He was predeceased in death by his parents, his wife Marie, his sister Martha Pappas Mills (Ken), and his brother Spyros (Joy).
Mr. Pappas is survived by his son, Gregory Pappas (Cheryl) of Norton, MA; brother, James Pappas (Dotty) of Irmo, SC; nephews, Robert Pappas, Carl Pappas (Vanessa) and son, Tyler, Mark Mills and niece, Karen Pappas.
Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel is assiting the family with arrangements.