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Olga E. (Papas) Despotakis

March 15, 1938 ~ May 17, 2017 (age 79)

Olga E. Papas Despotakis, 79, of Hyde Park, PA, went home to our lord on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

She was born on March 15, 1938 to William E. Papas and Sophia (Mazarik) Papas in North Vandergrift, PA.

Olga attended Vandergrift and Oakridge (Tennessee) High Schools. She worked as a secretary for Kiski Area School District for over 30 years, retiring in 2005.  She was a member of the Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church in Oakmont.

She is survived by her three children, Sophia Gabler (Carl Becker) of Monroeville, Anthony L. Despotakis (Mary) of Allegheny Twp., and Sylvia Dupaly (Edward) of Plum; and a sister, Lillian Pappas, of Knoxville, TN.  Her greatest love was her three grandchildren, Terrence and Nicholas Despotakis of Allegheny Twp. and Elena Dupaly of Plum.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years, Lefteri A. “Lefty” Despotakis; a sister, Annette (Tuss) Saittis; a brother, Emanuel Papas; a son-in-law, Harry Gabler; and a granddaughter, Hope Christina Dupaly.

Friends welcomed by her family on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 10 AM until the time of her Funeral Service at11 AM at the Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church, 12 Washington Ave., Oakmont with the Very Rev. Fr. Polycarp Rameas officiating.  Entombment following at Greenwood Mausoleum, 104 Melwood Rd., Lower Burrell.  Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051) is entrusted with the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church, 12 Washington Ave., Oakmont, PA  15139.


 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
May 22, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church
12 Washington Ave.
Oakmont, PA 15139

Funeral Service
Monday
May 22, 2017

11:00 AM
Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church
12 Washington Ave.
Oakmont, PA 15139


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