Eva Aletrakis Giannakopoulos, 89, 112th Street resident, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday, February 17, 2014 while on extended visit in Acworth, Georgia.
Born in Allegheny City (Pittsburg) PA, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Maria Hatzileniko Aletrakis and wife to the late Kyriakos (Kari) Giannakopoulos, who died in 2009. She was a member of St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church, Troy.
Survivors include her two sons Theodore Giannakopoulos (Leah) of Newtown, MA, and Nicholas Giannakopoulos (Tina) of Acworth, GA., her two grandchildren Dimitros and Evyenia Giannakopoulos, a sister Athanasia Vergatos of Merrick Long Island, sisters in law Garifalia Fentekes and Argiri Aletrakis both of Troy and brother in law George Kanellis.
Eva was predeceased by her brother Anthony Aletrakis, her two sisters Anna Valsamides and Mary Kanellis
Funeral services will be 9:15 a.m. on Friday, February 21, 2014 from the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, corner of 109th Street and Third Avenue, Lansingburgh and at 10:00 a.m. at St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church, 909 River Street, Troy with Fr. Emmanuel E. Mantzouris officiating.
Burial will follow at Elmwood Hill Cemetery, Troy
Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Eva's memory may be made to St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church, 909 River St. Troy, NY 12180, would be appreciated.
To light a candle and offer words of condolences please visit www.mcloughlinmason.com
Thursday, February 20th, 2014, 4:00pm - 7:00pm, McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home
Friday, February 21st, 2014, 10:00am, St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church
Elmwood Hill Cemetery