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Timothy (Negrepontis) of Detroit

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Life
He was born in 7 June 1924 in Athens, he studied theology at the Theological Faculty of the University of Thessaloniki.
He was ordained Deacon to the diaconate on March 7, 1950 and a priest on March 10, 1952.
Bishop Timothy (Negrepontis) was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] on [[January 20]], 1974 at the Holy Cross [[Chapel]] of the [[Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, Massachusetts)|Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology]] in Brookline, Massachusetts as Bishop of Pamphilos and [[auxiliary bishop]] to Archbishop [[Iakovos (Coucouzis) of America|Iakovos of America]]. He was assigned to lead the Diocese of South America that had its headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In 1978, Bp. Timothy was appointed to succeed Bp. [[Iakovos (Garmatis) of Chicago|Iakovos (Garmatis)]] as Bishop of the Seventh District of Detroit in the United States of America. 15 March 1979 after the re-designation of districts as [[diocese]]s, he was enthroned as Bishop of the [[Metropolis of Detroit|Diocese of Detroit]].
1 August 1995, Bishop Timothy was retired and return returned to Greece<ref>Demetrius Kiminas "The Ecumenical Patriarchate"</ref>.
On [[December 11]], 1998, Bp. Timothy died in an Athens hospital following complications from asthma at 74 years old.
The funeral service was chanted on December 15, 1998 at the Church of the Assumption Kaisarianis presided over by Metropolitan New Smyrna Agathangelos. He was buried on [[December 15]], 1998 in Kaisieriani Cemetery after.
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