Peter E. Tsakonas, 76

Peter E. Tsakonas, 76, formerly of Pottstown, passed away Tuesday October 24, 2023 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading.

Born in Maryland, he was the son of the late Charles and Cleo (Psira) Tsakonas.

Pete had a passion for classic cars and was an avid Eagles fan. He loved music and sang in the band “Mint Condition”. Pete served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War aboard the USS Caloosahatchee. Most of all, Pete loved spending time with his grandkids and attending their sports events.

Surviving is his daughter Melissa Fanelli wife of Rich; son Matt Tsakonas husband of Beth; grandchildren Sophia and Olivia Fanelli, and Madelyn and Colson Tsakonas; brother Jim Tsakonas husband of Ranae; and nephew Adam Tsakonas.

Funeral services will be held Friday November 3, 2023 at 11:30 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, LLC., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown, PA 19464. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown. Visitation will be held Friday from 10:00-11:15 AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pete’s memory to The Wounded Warrior Project at

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Pete worked at Maier’s with my late husband Dennis. I know they were friends. My sincere sympathy to your family.

~ Susan Wade Pottstown, PA
10/30/2023 6:54:18 PM

Deepest sympathy to the family.

~ Jeff & Carla Jackowski
10/30/2023 5:02:50 AM

My condolences to the family

~ Philip Haddad
10/28/2023 7:33:40 AM

You will be missed your friend always Larry and Linda Butler ??

~ Larry S Butler Sanatoga, Pa
10/27/2023 11:13:58 PM

Sorry to hear this Pete was a good man Missed by many

~ Dan Weller
10/27/2023 4:11:30 PM