It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of 'Dad' James Pankas.
'Dad' Pankas passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the age of 75 years. He was born on August 20, 1942 in Detroit, MI. He is survived by his children, Deanna, Amy and Eric. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.
A memorial service will be held for James Pankas at the Nardin Park United Methodist Church, 29887 West Eleven Mile Road (between Orchard Lake and Middlebelt Roads), Farmington Hills, MI 48336, at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 19, 2017
James was an amazing man and member of DeMolay International. His life embodied the masonic principles and he will be deeply missed.
By order of the Executive Officer:
Beginning September 19, 2017 and lasting for a period of thirty (30) days; all altars in Michigan DeMolay will be draped in honor of Dad James Pankas, Emeritus member of DeMolay International and past advisor of Clifford C. Reeves Chapter.