Zissimos A Frangopoulos of Chadds Ford

Zissimos A Frangopoulos, 76, of Chadds Ford, died Saturday, Dec. 19.

Zissimos A Frangopoulos

He was born to Iannis and Thalia in Athens, Greece, during an air raid on Dec. 16, 1944.

Ziss graduated from Athens College in 1963, making his way to the United States by boat at age 18 to attend Yale University where he graduated in 1967. Shortly thereafter he earned his MBA from Columbia University in 1969.

Zissimos worked in banking at Chemical Bank in New York City and London. He retired from Chase Manhattan in 1999 after which he moved to Chadds Ford, with his wife of 31 years, Ruth (Hoopes).

Ziss was passionate about banking, after retiring he joined the board at the Christiana Bank & Trust becoming the CFO, president, and CEO. He was a treasured member of the Vicmead Golf Club serving as president for a period of time.

Ziss was a loveable guy who would light up any room and loved to laugh. His life could truly be described as the “American Dream

He will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, no services are planned at this time.

To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit www.kuzoandfoulkfh.com

Arrangements by the Kuzo Funeral Home, Kennett Square.

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