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Fr. Ernest Arambiges

Born in Steubenville, Ohio on April 5, 1930

Son of Kereakos and Pauline (Paraskevi [nee Dermitzis]) Arambiges

Family moved to Baltimore, Maryland in 1941

Graduate of Holy Cross School of Theology, Brookline, Massachusetts (1954)

Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois (1972)

Married Maria Sitaras on June 21, 1953

Blessed with three children:                                                                            

Vivian Marc (Paraskevi Markella)

Craig Jon (Kereakos loannis) - Deceased 2001

Renee Dimitra (Irini Dimitra)

From the marriage of George and Vivian Maroulis there are two grandchildren:

Christen and Anastasia Maroulis

From the marriage of Thomas Freeman and now Charles and Renee       

Stombaugh there are three grandchildren:

Nicolas Freeman, Lauren Freeman and Miriam Stombaugh

Served the parishes of:

All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, Peoria, Illinois (1954-1972) Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Baltimore, Maryland (1972 -1996)

Was actively involved in the:

Peoria Area Council of Churches, Peoria Area Ministerial Association, Octave of Christian Unity,

Executive Committee of the Council on Race and Religion, Bradley University Newman Institute of Christian Thought, Greater Peoria Community Chest Council