Paul George Varoutsos, 88, who had a long career as a family and divorce lawyer, died June 25 of congestive heart failure at his home in
Mr. Varoutsos was born in Washington and was a graduate of the old Central High School. After serving in the Navy during World War II,
he graduated from George Washington University law school in 1949.
After a short stint as a prosecutor in Arlington, Mr. Varoutsos established a family law practice with Louis Koutoulakos in Arlington in 1951.
He practiced law until his retirement in 2005.
He was a member for 70 years of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association, an organization that promotes Greek culture.
He was a founder of St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Falls Church and also helped found the Arlington Bank.
His memberships included the Washington Golf and Country Club in Arlington, where he enjoyed playing golf and gin rummy.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Olga Kaisell Varoutsos of Arlington; two sons, George D. Varoutsos of Arlington, a judge with the
Arlington Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court; and Paul J. Varoutsos of Linwood, N.J.; a brother, Perry Varoutsos of Fairfax
County; and three grandchildren.
-- Matt Schudel