Sotirios G. Xiarhos


Sotirios G. Xiarhos
owned Sam’s New York System

Sotirios G. “Sam” Xiarhos, 75, died March 3, 2012 at home. He was the beloved husband of Kathy (Sionis) Xiarhos for 43 years.
Born in Kollines, Arcadia, Greece, he was a son of the late George and Vasiliki (Marneris) Xiarhos. He was owner of Sam’s New York System on Sandy Lane since 1968. Sam was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force from 1955-1959 and a member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church and the Warwick Senior Center Card League. He was an avid bowler, a Yankees fan and a Giants fan.
Besides his wife he is survived by three sons, Thomas and his wife, Marie, George and Peter Xiarhos; four grandchildren, Samuel, Stephen, Katrina and Philip; a brother, Christopher Xiarhos; and three sisters, Maria Vlahos, Anna LeClair and Connie Dernikos. He was the brother of the late Christos and Arthur Xiarhos.
His funeral will be held March 7 at 8:45 a.m. from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., with a service in Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 175 Oaklawn Ave., Cranston, at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors will be in North Burial Ground. Visiting hours are March 6 from 4-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 175 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, RI 02920 will be appreciated. For information and condolences visit