Longtime Lafayette Coney Island owner George Keros passes away at 87

Posted at 3:49 PM, Jan 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-31 15:49:28-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Former owner of Lafayette Coney Island, George Keros, passed away on Jan. 24 in Naperville, Illinois, according to family.

The husband, father and businessman died at 87.

Keros was the mastermind behind "the proprietary chili and hot dog recipes that would define the Lafayette Coney Island." He ran the business until 1991 before transferring ownership to the employees.

See funeral information below:

"Friends may visit Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Clawson, on Friday, February 1, 3-8pm. A Funeral Service will take place at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 43816 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, Saturday, February 2 at 11:30am. Friends may visit at church beginning at 11am. Burial with military honors will take place in Hopkinton, NH, in the spring."