[[Image:AnthonyGergiannakisSF.jpg|right|thumb|200px|Metropolitan Anthony (Gergiannakis) of San Francisco]]
His Eminence Metropolitan '''Anthony (Gergiannakis) of San Francisco''' was the first [[bishop]] of the [[Diocese of San Francisco]] of the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America]] after it was created in the general reorganization of the archdiocese in 1979. Previously, he was the titular Bishop of Assimos, assigned to the Eighth Archdiocesan District in Denver, Colorado in 1978. In the re-designation of dioceses as metropolises in 2002 he was designated Metropolitan of San Francisco.
Metr. Anthony passed away on [[December 25]], 2004 in San Francisco at the age of 69,
five weeks after being diagnosed, in November, with Burkitts Lymphoma[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burkitt%27s_lymphoma]], a rare form of cancer.