May 10, 1935 – July 3, 2019
IN LOVING MEMORY Helen Stavrakos
Helen Stavrakos, 84, of San Marcos, California, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 of cancer. Born May 10, 1935 in Easton, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Basil and Jean Garbis. Helen grew up in Brooklyn, NY where she attended Abraham Lincoln HS and subsequently graduated from Adelphi School of Business. She worked as a legal secretary, serving top lawyers, judges and politicians during her career. Helen had a wide variety of interests, including astrology, travel, and designing baskets. She had a sharp sense of humor, and enjoyed dancing, always contributing to the life of the party.
She is survived by her daughter, Georgette Cohen of Encinitas, CA; and son, Christopher Stavrakos and his wife Jill of Wayne, PA; a sister, Katherine Eva Mirrer, of Las Vegas, NV; Yiayia will be sorely missed by her five grandchildren, Christopher Jr, Michael and Timothy Stavrakos, and Andrew and Daniel Cohen.
A memorial blessing will be conducted Friday, July 12, 2019 @ 4pm.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to: Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church 3459 Manchester Ave., Cardiff, CA 92007.
online donation info: https://www.stsconstantinehelen.com/stewardship
- Memorial Blessing Friday, July 12, 2019