OBITUARIO

Koula Vasiliki Efthimiopoulos

3 mayo , 19336 mayo , 2019
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Vasiliki (Koula) Efthimiopoulos, 86 Halifax, formerly of Sydney N.S. (1933-2019) passed away peacefully at the VG Hospital on Monday, May 6, 2019. Born May 3, 1933 in Mylikrio, Greece, she was a daughter of the late George and Sophia Mallas (Riga). In 1958 she went on the greatest adventure of her life and set sail aboard the “Queen Frederica” to join her brother in Canada. She found her way to Sydney, Nova Scotia and fell in love with her new home. Even in her later years she loved a trip back to the island to admire the beautiful scenery and remember the family picnics taken every Sunday to every corner of Cape Breton. While living in Sydney, Koula married Nikolas, in 1960. Together they had two children and from the day they were born she devoted her life to them. Greg and Joanne were blessed to have a mother who showed her love for them every day. Koulas’ next role in life was as yiayia to Christina and Sophia whom she loved with all her heart and spent much of her time with. Koula was known far and wide for her Greek cuisine. She was a loving and caring person who always saw the best in others. Koula is preceased by her husband Nikolas and her sister Voula. Survived by her children, Greg (Kendra) and Joanne (Frank); grandchildren, Christina and Sophia; brothers John (Angela) Mallas, Lea (Athanasia) Mallas; sisters Violetta (late George Patris), Maria (Taki) and many nieces and nephews. Many thanks to the wonderful and caring professional medical staff on 7A Victoria General for their wonderful care and support. Visitation will be held Thursday May 9, 2019 from 7-9pm at JA Snow Funeral Home, Halifax. Funeral Mass May 10 at 11am in St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church, Purcell’s Cove Road, Halifax. Donations can be made to Cystic Fibrosis or to St. Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church, Glace Bay.

Servicios

  • Visitation jueves, 9 mayo , 2019
  • Funeral Service viernes, 10 mayo , 2019
  • Reception viernes, 10 mayo , 2019
  • Graveside Service viernes, 17 mayo , 2019

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Cliff Guillena

13 mayo , 2019

Greg,

I am so very sorry to hear about your mom's passing. As kids, I have many fond memories of your mom, but most of all, I will always remember the kindness she extended to me throughout our childhood years.

My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time.

Cliff Guillena

Candice Hanna

10 mayo , 2019

Kendra, Greg and family

Sorry to hear of Greg’s Mother’s passing. You are in our thoughts during this difficult time. Our condolences.
With Love,

Candice, Aaron, Sara and Cole Hanna

Mary Jean

10 mayo , 2019

Dear Greg and Kendra,
I am very sorry for your loss. What a beautiful tribute to a devoted mother! May your memories of her help you through this difficult time. Thinking of you.-Mary Jean

Angela Kieley

9 mayo , 2019

Greg, Joanne and Family.- So sorry to hear of you Moms passing. Koula was a wonderful woman to all that had the pleasure of knowing her. I have fond memories of her as a child and an adult with many gatherings at Giagia and Papous and then some. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Markland Associates

9 mayo , 2019

Dear Joanne, Frank & girls and Greg & Kendra,

Sending you our sincere condolences on the passing of your Mom and yiayia. May your wonderful memories be a comfort to you as you say goodbye.

Roy and Lisa

Melanie Bartlett

8 mayo , 2019

Greg & Kendra , Joanne and family - Please accept my condolences for the loss of your dear mother (mother-in-law) Koula. While many years have passed, I smile now knowing that I can count myself among the fortunate ones to have tasted some of her delicious Greek cuisine - yum yum! I know she will be missed and my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Melanie Bartlett

carol & peter wilson

8 mayo , 2019

Dear Greg and Kendra
So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Sincere condolences to you and your family
Sincerely
Peter & Carol Wilson

Joanne Leet

8 mayo , 2019

Joanne, Kendra & families. I am so sorry to hear that your mother (mother-in-law) has passed . In this difficult time, please know I am sending healing prayers your way.

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