Leon Idas, born on Athens, Greece,


    Leon Idas, born on Athens, Greece, passed away on April 12, 2013 in Ft Lauderdale, Florida. Leon survived the Holocaust as a member of the Underground Resistance in Greece. He proudly told his story to the Shoah Project. After the war Leon came to the United States and began a life in Baltimore. He married and had three children as well as a successful vintage clothing business. He is survived by his second wife, Ellie (nee Zales) as well as, his children, Sam Idas (Carole), David Idas, and Judy (Jerry) Novick. He was a proud grandfather to Sophie and Max Novick, Max and Charlotte Idas, and Bianca Idas. Leon's funeral and burial will be held in Samos, Greece. Your kind donation in his memory may be made to JFCA of Southern Florida or the SHOAH Project.