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Areti Kolias
March 10, 1927 - August 30, 2014
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<div itemprop="description">KOLIAS, Areti (nee Kokos) <br /> <br />March 10, 1927 - August 30, 2014 <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Areti Kolias at the age of 87 years, in Astros, Kinourias, Greece, surrounded by her family. Areti was born on March 10, 1927 in the mountain village of Vouroura, Kinourias, Greece to Costantinos and Anna Kokos. She came to Calgary in 1953 to marry George Kolias. Areti was an active member of the Greek Orthodox Church, a caring mother and grandmother, a great cook (best Baklava) and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Areti was predeceased by her husband George, her brothers Peter, Jim and Stavros, and her sisters Joanna and Vasiliki. She is survived by her sister Sophia Vassis, son Ike (Lisa) Kolias, daughter Vange (Niko) Penesis, son Gus Kolias and six grandchildren, George, Larissa, Nick (Kolias), Georgia, Areti (Penesis) and Dillon Kolias. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations in Areti&rsquo;s name may be made to the Astros Kinourias General Hospital (please make cheques payable to the Calgary Philoptochos Society, 1 Tamarac Crescent SW, Calgary Ab T3C 3B7). Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church (1 Tamarac Crescent SW) at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Queen&rsquo;s Park Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting . <br /> <br /></div>