Treasure Island Founder Dies

Services were held here Friday for Christ Kamberos, a co-founder, president and chief executive of the Treasure Island grocery chain.

CHICAGO — Services were held here Friday for Christ Kamberos, a co-founder, president and chief executive of the Treasure Island grocery chain.

Kamberos, 83, died Oct. 27. He founded Treasure Island in partnership with his brother Frank in 1963, and grew the chain into a Chicago destination known for specialty, ethnic and imported foods.

Treasure Island operates seven stores today.

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