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Papadakis, Athanasia

Athanasia Papadakis of Roslindale, died peacefully on June 26, 2019, at the age of 87.  She was born in the village of Giorgitsi in Sparta, Greece, to Peter and Christoula (Gouzoulis) Kalantzis.  A proud and loving wife of 54 years to Ioannis (John) Papadakis, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughters Carol Travayiakis and her husband Konstantinos, Georgia Stavroulakis and her husband Ioannisof, Christine Papadakis-Kanaris and her husband Nicolas Kanaris, and Emmanuel Papadakis and his wife B. Beloved grandmother of Eleftherios and his wife Sophia, Marina and her husband Demetri, Petros, Maria-Christina and her husband Nick, Ioannis, Anastas, John Demetri, Evangeline, Alexandra, Joanna, Lena-Athanasia and great-grandchildren Konstantino, Haralambos, Raphaela, Antonis, and Haroula.  Dear sisters Maria Kapsaskis of Jamaica Plain, Anna Giannopoulos and her husband Peter, and brother Constantine Kalantzis.  She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.  She was preceded in death by her brother Very Reverend Dr. George Kalangis and sister-in-law Efthimia (Effie) Kalantzis.  A woman of strength and wisdom, Athanasia worked tirelessly for the betterment of her family. Beloved by all who knew her, she was a devout and faithful member of the Greek Orthodox Church.  She enjoyed her garden, travelling to her village of Giorgitsi, and spending time with her family and friends. Eternal be her memory and may she rest in peace.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 10AM at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of New England.  Please go directly to church.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the visiting hours on Friday, June 28, 2019 at the Folsom Funeral Home, 63 Belgrade Ave., Roslindale, MA from 4 p.m. to 8pm.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Athanasia’s memory may be made to the the above named church, c/o Iconography Fund. Burial in Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston, Ma.

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