The Village Of Plandome Heights Reflects On The Passing Of Trustee Gus Panopoulos

The flag of the village of Plandome Heights has been lowered to half staff in respect of the passing of Gus Panopoulos, trustee, beloved colleague, friend and neighbor, who passed away suddenly on February 3, 2024. Gus was 53.
Gus was taken too soon and he was taken too quickly.
Our hearts go out to his wife, Irene, and his two daughters. Along with his devoted wife and loving daughters he is survived by cherished parents, a brother, a sister and uncle, along with so many friends in the community at large. Gus leaves behind a legacy of love and laughter.
Gus was known for his unwavering generosity and infectious sense of humor, which brought joy to the lives of everyone he encountered. He had a remarkable ability to light up any room with his charm and wit and his friendships were filled with warmth and laughter.
After practicing law as a partner at a top law firm, Gus chose to work in entrepreneurial activities with his family. That included operating the famous restaurant Frankie and Johnnies Steak House in New York. Gus’s legal and business acumen made him a talented trustee. Gus’s strong love of the Village and its residents made him an extraordinary trustee. A gregarious and warm man by nature, he was widely loved, including by his colleagues on the board. His sharp wit could take the edge off any situation. His loss, so soon and so quickly, is difficult for his family, friends, colleagues and the Village.
We celebrate Gus and the profound impact he had on those around him; his memory will live on in our hearts.
—Submitted by the Village Of Plandome Heights

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