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Farewell to ‘Jimmy’ of The Roost

RETIRED New Norfolk businessman Dimitrios Samaras has died in his 80th year, following a long illness. Mr Samaras – known to everyone as Jimmy – was well known as the former owner of the town’s most popular chicken shop, The Roost. The family operated the High St institution for 35 years until 2018.

Born in 1943, Mr Samaras died on February 17. He is survived by his wife Joanne, sons Kris and Peter, and two grandchildren. The family expressed its thanks to Jimmy’s doctor and the staff of the New Norfolk Hospital.

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