September 1, 2014

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Olga Batskou

Batskou_OlgaOlga Batskou, 84, of Elyria, passed away Monday, December 23, 2013. Born February 6, 1929 in Florina, Greece, she came to the United States in 1983.

She was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Lorain. Olga enjoyed crocheting and doing needle point and loved to cook.

She is survived by her daughters, Erifily (the late Theophanis) Papouras of Elyria and Petroula (Atnanasios) Pavlidis of Melbourne, Australia; her sons, Konstantinos (Andrea L.) Varelas of Altamonte Springs, Florida and Nicolaos (Kimberly A. Johnson) Varelas of Elyria; her grandchildren, Despina T. (Jeffrey A. Simons) Papouras, Maria T. (Erik D.) Pettet, Athanasia T. (Jaime L. Perez) Papouras, Anna (Blair L. James) Pavlidis and David Pavlidis.

Olga was preceded in death by her parents, Petros and Polixeni (nee Gatzoulis) Batskou; and her brothers and sisters.

The family will receive friends Monday, December 30, 2013 from 6 to 8 P.M. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst, where a Trisagion service will be held at 7:30 P.M. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11 A.M. at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 2000 Tower Blvd., Lorain. Rev. Fr. James Doukas, Pastor of St. Demetrious Greek Orthodox Church in Rocky River, will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Theodosius Cemetery in Cleveland.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.dovinreberjones.com