Helen Akis

17 February, 19411 August, 2022
Obituary of Helen Akis


Orland Funeral Home

Helen Akis, age 81, of Palos Park, Illinois passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022. Beloved wife of the late Nick; loving mother of Connie (Michael) Reczek, Carol (Michael)Johnson and Georgina (Michael Diamond) Murphy; cherished grandmother of Michael (Colleen), Catherine (fiance Jason Kujak) and Nick Reczek, Lani (John) Kripton, Lauren (Larry) Jaskunas, Matt Johnson, Peter (fiancee Jennifer Amato) Murphy and great grandmother of Emmy, Michael, Gwen and Cameron; dear sister of Nick (Patricia) Christ, Sandra (late Jack) Christou and Peter (Jacquetta) Christodolos; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. A visitation for Helen will be held Monday, August 8, 2022 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Orland Funeral Home, 9900 W 143rd St., Orland Park, IL 60462. Funeral Services Tuesday, August 9, 2022 10:00 AM at SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 11025 S. Roberts Road, Palos Hills, IL 60464. Interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery, 3401 West 87th Street, Evergreen Park, IL 60805. Our loving Mother Helen Akis passed peacefully August 1. She devoted her life to her husband, daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Helen worked along with her husband and they built many successful businesses together. Later in life she enjoyed her retirement traveling to the Keys with Nick . Together they enjoyed fishing on their boat, she was even called Captain Helen by all the locals! She loved gardening spending time with family and her beloved dog TJ. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Akis family.

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Monday, 08 August, 2022


Tuesday, 09 August, 2022

Funeral Service

Tuesday, 09 August, 2022