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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Sarris Candies founder dies

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Frank Sarris, founder of Sarris Candies, died at home in Canonsburg last night.

Cause of death for Mr. Sarris, 78, has not been determined, a company spokeswoman said.

Mr. Sarris, the son of Greek immigrants, started his chocolate enterprise with a single store in Canonsburg; it has since grown to be a large regional candy company.

Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, 601 West McMurray Road, Canonsburg; the funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the church. Arrangements will be through Louis Sollon Funeral Home in Canonsburg.

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