Aristoteles “Ted” Theros, 96

February 26, 2021

Aristoteles “Ted” Theros, 96, of Lancaster, passed away on February 26, 2021 at Moravian Manor. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late James and Eugenia (Achilles) Theros. He was the loving husband of the late Eva (Chomalou) Theros with whom he shared fifty-five and a half years of marriage before her passing in 2006.

He received his bachelor’s degree from Franklin and Marshall and his master’s degree from Temple University.

Ted was an educator and taught business subjects at Warwick School District for 30 years.

A proud veteran, Ted was a Captain in the United States Air Force during World War II. He was a member of General Eisenhower’s headquarters in London, Paris, and Frankfurt and received a direct commission. He was also an officer during the Korean Conflict and a member of the American Legion Post #34 for over 70 years.

His experience as a Captain in the Air Force aided him in earning his private pilot’s license in 1969.

Ted loved Lancaster County and shared his passion and knowledge of the area as a local tour guide. For 26 years, he led Amish tours and walking tours of Conestoga.
Ted was a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Lancaster.

He will be missed by his daughters; Jean Theros and her husband Peter Hedin of Atlanta, GA and Julia Theros of Lancaster, a granddaughter, Kate Hedin. He is survived by his siblings: Kanella Theros Voulopos, widow of Paul, and Clara Theros Pikolas, widow of James. He was preceded in passing by his wife Eva, and brother, William Theros.

A Viewing will be held at Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 414 E. King St., Lancaster, PA 17602 on Monday, March 1, 2021 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a Trisagion service at 7:00 PM. A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 10:30 AM at The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 64 Hershey Ave., Lancaster, PA 17603. Guests will be received starting at 10 AM. Interment with military honors will follow at Conestoga Memorial Park, 95 2nd Lock Rd., Lancaster, 17603.

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March 29, 2021

Jeanie, Pete, Julie and Kate,
I was so sorry to hear of Uncle Ted’s passing.  I was in Florida and was unable to attend the service but please know you were all in my thoughts and prayers.  I missed not visiting Uncle Ted this past year due to at Oak Leaf manor but have fond memories when I had taken my Dad and when my sister and I visited before CovID.  He always shared proud updates on all of you and his time in the service.  He is now together with Thea Eva again and I hope that gives you some peace.  May his memory be eternal.
Carol A Theros

March 05, 2021

Dear Family,
We are sorry to learn of Ted’s passing. We will always remember him fondly. For many years, he was active in the American Hellenic Education Progressive Associan. I enjoyed the stories about the early years of Greek immigrant life. I am personally indebted to Ted, as he helped to identify almost all of the people in that well known photograph of the 1928 AHEPA picnic depicting more than 200 people including the AHEPA members and their family who were in attendance in my book, “The Early Greek Settlers of Lancaster County.” I appreciated his intellectual curiosity and his pride in his heritage. He lived a long and productive life. May his memory be eternal. Our sincere condolances. Nikitas and Diana Zervanos

March 05, 2021

I am very sorry for your loss. My mother lived across the hall from Ted at Oak Leaf Manor for several years. I always enjoyed talking to him when I would visit and hearing his interesting stories. He was a kind man. I will miss him. Memory Eternal.
Susan Rudy

March 03, 2021

Ted was a great man.  I learned a lot about from our daily talks and will never forget what his name meant.  He had wonderful stories and would always ask how I was doing.  Thank you for allowing us to care for him this past year.  He will be missed.  
Tiffany Weinsheimer, LPN 11-7 shift.

March 02, 2021

We are so very sorry for your loss.  We send our love and sympathies.  May his memory be eternal.
With love,
Mark & Angela Moshos

February 28, 2021

Mr. Theros impacted me in a very positive way in high school, Warwick class of 1973.  Especially in his lead role in the Aviation Club.  We not only met after class, but he also took me and some other students for airplane rides out of the former New Holland Airport.  It was fun, I learned a lot, and was able to receive my Private Pilot Certification before graduation from high school.  He was a good man !
Daryl Nauman

Monday, March 01, 2021
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