Loving son of Elena and Dean Pappas. Caring brother of Alexandra Gelderman(Joseph) and Caroline Pappas. Dean (DJ) was born on July 31,1986 and was raised in East Williston. DJ passed away unexpectedly on January 28,2023. As a child DJ was an avid hockey and baseball player. He will be remembered as a fun-loving, kind and generous person. As a final act of kindness, DJ gave the gift of life as an organ donor. His heart will continue to beat and his lungs will give the breath of live to another human being.