Tsambika Kalogerou


WARREN – Tsambika “Becky” Kalogerou, 72, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Akron City Hospital.

She was born March 27, 1944, in Koskinou, Rhodes, Greece, the daughter of the late John and Margaret Aivazis.

Becky came to Warren in 1954 from Greece. She was a 1962 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. She retired from Trumbull Memorial Hospital as a seamstress in the Laundry Department after 30 years. She was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Warren. She enjoyed cooking, baking, hosting gatherings, traveling and enjoying her Greek heritage. Her pride and joy were her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Steve D. Kalogerou, whom she married July 21, 1968; three children, Argera “Argie” (George) Makroglou of Cortland, Margaret (George) Gesouras of Columbus and John (Dr. Cara) Kalogerou of Cortland; seven grandchildren, Dino, Nonda, Stefano, Anna, Addison, Chloe and Stefano; a sister, Argera “Jill” (John) Vrontos of Howland; three brothers, Michael “Mike” (Kitsa) Aivazis, Gus (Cindy) Aivazis and Steve (Patricia) Aivazis, all of Howland; a brother-in-law, Nick (Vivi) Kalogerou of Warren; and a sister-in-law, Evelyn Skopas of Warren.

Family and friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017, with a Trisagion service and 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017, at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483.

A service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church with the Rev. Fr. Constantine Valantasis officiating.

Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Warren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made, in Tsambika’s name, to the New Church Building Fund at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High St., Warren, OH 44481.

Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to the Kalogerou family.

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