Linda Giatrakis

GIATRAKIS, Linda Lou Stratas, 97, of Elm Grove died on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 in the Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling.

She was born August 1, 1915 in Colliers, WV the daughter of the late Mike Stratas, Sr. and Catherine Stratas and was a member of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church, Wheeling.

Linda was a retired beautician. She was a wonderful lady who loved life, loved chatting to her friends on the phone and enjoyed spending time with her daughter and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. John S. Giatrakis, to whom she had been married for 45 years and now will be with together forever. She also is preceded in death by two sisters, Helen and Mildred, and a brother, Mike Stratas, Jr.

Surviving are her loving daughter, Milinda Jon Giatrakis of Wheeling; a brother, George Stratas, of California; a sister, Jennie Douds of California and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Sunday, December 2, 2012 from 4-7 p.m. at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St, Wheeling (304 242 2311) where services will be held on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Eugene V. Rosu officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Linda Giatrakis fund, in c/o WesBanco Bank, 100 Cabella Dr., Triadelphia, WV 26059.

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