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Paul A. Kotarides

Forest Lawn Cemetery
Location: Grecian Gardens, Lot 35, Space 12
(1899 – 1979)

Paul A. Kotarides served as the Chairman of the Board for Kotarides Baking Co. in Norfolk, the company that for many years made Mary Jane Bread and other baking products.

A native of Tripolis, Greece, he came to America in 1906 and was the husband of Mrs. Sophia A. Kotarides.

He was a member the Virginia Bakes Council, American Bakers’ Association, and the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce.  He was also a Mason, Shriner, and an Elk.


Virginian-Pilot “Paul A. Kotarides, Executive of Wholesale Bakery” October 14, 1979, p. B2.

Biographical information provided by Norfolk Bureau of Cemeteries. Profile written by Michael Frost, Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation volunteer.

Visitor Information

Visitor Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

Office hours: Monday to Sunday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Free parking inside cemetery.

Admission Cost: Free

Address: 8100 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505

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