Peter ‘Alexandre’ Mitry | Obituary

DANVILLE – Peter “Alexander” Mitry, 31, of Danville died on Tuesday (December 28, 2021).

He was born in Brooklyn, NY on December 24, 1990, the son of Dr. Ragai Mitry and Patricia Madden-Mitry.

Alex is survived by his loving parents and brother, Michael “Harrison” Mitry.

Alex attended Danville High School before attending Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where he received his degree in hospitality management and an MBA in marketing. He was working remotely for the WPP / Mediacom Marketing conglomerate in New York. Alex attended Sainte-Barbe Greek Orthodox Church in Danville, where he served as an altar boy in his youth. He earned his black belt in tae kwon do and swam competitively for the YMCA Danville. He also played tennis at the Danville Tennis Club and was a certified open water diver.

Alex enjoyed spending his time outdoors. He enjoyed biking and hiking in local parks, especially with his beloved German Shepherds, Sheba and Kaiser. He also adored his five cats, Callie, Nikki, Enya, Ava and his favorite, Chloe. He has generously donated to the ASPCA and the local animal shelter.

Very young, he learned to ride his motorbike on a friend’s farm. He became an avid rifleman and a skilled marksman. His other interests included photography and fine dining.

Alex was a loving son and brother who will be sadly missed by his family and friends. He will be particularly missed by his “second family”, Grandmother Wedad, Uncle George and Aunt Mary and their boys, Andrew and Michael, Aunt Melpo and Uncle Atef and their boys, Minas and Andreas.

Visitations will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday January 4th at the Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61834. The funeral will follow at 2:00 pm, with Reverend Father Michael Condos officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Alex’s name to the Vermilion County Animal Shelter or St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Danville. Please join Alex’s family in sharing memories and photos on his tribute wall at

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