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Maria Anastassakis

ANASTASSAKIS, Maria - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Maria Anastassakis on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Hamilton General Hospital. Cherished mother of Bill Anastassakis, Sophia (Theodore) Constantopoulos and Chris (Gail) Anastassakis. Predeceased by her husband Constantinos "Gus" Anastassakis and her parents Athanasios and Constantina Kanellis. Beloved grandmother of Tom (Kristin) Constantopoulos, Tina (Justin) Peeler, Maria (Alan) Smith, Jason (Iara) Kisslinger, Constantinos Anastassakis, Laura Anastassakis, Olivia (Ryan) Degen. Loving great-grandmother to Tiana, Cristian and Bayliss May. Loving sister of George (Effstathea) Kanellis of London, Mike (Magda) Kanellis of Kitchener, Nick (Trudy) Kanellis of Talbotville, Trifonas Kanellis of Athens, Greece, Helen (Kostas) Himaras of Peabody, Mass., U.S.A., Georgia (Vangelis) Matheoulis of Eleohorion, Greece, the late Constantinos Kanellis. Dear sister-in-law of Voula Kanellis of Waterloo and Dimitri (Katina) Anastassakis of Toronto. Maria will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and extended family in Canada, Greece, United States and Australia. Maria was born in Eleohorion, Arcadia, Greece. She emigrated to Canada with her husband in 1958 and settled in Brantford to raise their family. In 1966, she and her husband established Tops Restaurant in downtown Brantford and was proud to serve the people of Brantford for 45 years. Maria retired in 2010 to spend more time enjoying her family and friends. Family and friends will be received at the McCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME , 495 Park Road North, Brantford on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Funeral service at Prophet Ilias Greek Orthodox Church, 475 Park Road North, Brantford on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Prophet Ilias Greek Orthodox Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation gratefully appreciated. Letters of Condolence may be received by the family at www.mccleisterfuneralhome.ca McCleister (519) 758 - 1553 13215768
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my condolences
Posted by bev johnson (friend and boss) On Tuesday, October 10, 2017
so sorry for your lost she will be greatly missed thoughts and prayers to all
Sorry for your loss
Posted by Marlene sharpe (Friend) On Monday, October 9, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Maria was a great lady. I met her when I started working st the Sanderson Centre 28 years ago. She always made sure our staff was looked after when we went in for lunch or dinner. She always remembered our names and always made sure we did not have to wait long for our meals. May you rest in peace Maria.
great loss
Posted by Soula Voulakos (friend) On Saturday, October 7, 2017
I was shocked to read about the passing of Mrs. Anastasakis. I did not know until today (Sat. Oct 7th) about her passing. I would have definitely attended the funeral. She was a long time friend to my parents. I recall her always working at Tops Restaurant. My hearts are with the entire family. Hugs.
my condolences
Posted by Diana Surek (school friend of Sophia) On Friday, October 6, 2017
My condolences to Marias family. I went to school with Sophia and was a regular visitor to Tops restaurant. Maria was such a hard worker and always had a smile for her customers.Very sorry for your loss
so sorry for your loss
Posted by judy knight (friend and also she was my boss) On Friday, October 6, 2017
l am very sorry for all your families loss, l was employed by Maria for a time and she was a great boss. will miss her always. my husband Rick and l loved tops restraint very much. l hope she is at peace now with gus in heaven

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