Reverend Fr. Emmanuel S. Metaxas---- November 26, 1925-February 23, 2011
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America presided at the funeral service of the Rev. Protopresbyter Emmanuel S. Metaxas who fell asleep in the Lord on February 23, 2011. His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston, the New England Clergy and thousands of parishioners, friends and town officials who loved and respected Pater Manoli as he was affectionately called, attended the wake and funeral. His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios offered the Trisagion during the wake.
"The Church was established by the Lord. He gave His disciples, apostles, and their successors power to govern, to teach, and to sanctify the souls of humankind. The Orthodox Church, like a loving mother, guides her children step by step through their lives to happiness and eternity." Rev. Protopresbyter Emmanuel S. Metaxas