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“Michael's is our favorite restaurant and Gus was always there to greet us with a friendly smile and a handshake. He always asked if everything was...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: James Hooper - O'Fallon, IL

“We just learned of Gus's passing. We're so sorry to hear this and will miss him at Michael's. He was always there to great us and to say goodnight....Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Maureen and Randy - St. Lous, MO

“I am a long time patron of Michael's Bar & Restaurant, Gus was always there to greet everyone, he truly will be missed. I am sure that he is in...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Marsha Whitlow - St Louis

“Sophia, We are so sorry to hear about Gus passing. He was a kind hearted man. Always had a smile on his face. We are going to miss him at Michaels...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy Nackley - Saint Louis, MO

“Nota and SophiaCosta was one of a kind. Humorous, fun loving and quietly intelligent. Gus could hear a deck of cards shuffle from a mile away. He was...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: byron Smyrniotis - st.louis, MO

“I have so many memories I dint even know where to begin. We have been together almost everyday for 20 years. I loved him dearly and am gonna miss him...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Dawn Lamb - st. louis, MO

“What a good man. Gus will be sorely missed. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Patty Nouraie - Maplewood, MO

“As long time diners at Michael's Restaurant, we developed a genuine affection for Gus. He always greeted us with a smile and a warm handshake. Gus...Read More »
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9 of 15 | Posted by: George Kerry - St. Louis, MO

“As long-term patrons of Michael's Restaurant, we developed a sincere affection for Gus. He was the face of Michael's - always smiling and always...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“The time that I spent with Gus was something funny he had to say. Never seen more hard working man like Gus. It was all about his Family. God Bless...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: James O'Brein - Ballwin, MO

“What a good man. Hard working man he was. Funny at that. will be missed by all ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: James O'Brein - ballwin, MO

“Gus was always one of the first person's that you would see every time you walked into Michael's... He will be sadly missed.... Fly with the ANGELS...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Tammy Wright-Cooper - MO

“He was a great man to me while I was growing up - loved him dearly. Rest is peace ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Deni Donovan - Bloomington, IL

“As regular customers at Michael's, we will really miss Gus. His friendly greeting, warm smile and interesting conversation was a major part of the...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: A friend


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Gus "Bravo Me" Tassos, 88, passed away peacefully on January 23, 2016. He is survived by his daughter Angelic, son John, sister Panagiota Chronopoulos, niece Sophia Chronopoulos, great nephew Terry (Carrie) Tsalamandris, great niece Stephanie Chronopoulos and great great nephew Anson Tsalamandris.
A Greek immigrant, Gus recently retired from Michael's Bar & Grill after twenty years. His extensive experience in the St. Louis hospitality industry began in 1952 and include Chase Park Plaza, 71 Club, Essex House, and former owner of the retail grocery, Athenian Greek Imports. He also served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Services: Wednesday, January 27th Visitation will be from 8 – 11 a.m., Funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 4967 Forest Park, 63108. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to www.iocc.org or www.lupus.org.

The Family would like to invite you to share photos and memories of Gus here on his Tribute page. Please submit your photos to AmbrusterChapel@yahoo.com

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