maria psaros
Maria Psaros, 89, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2009 in the Weirton Medical Center. Born November 25, 1919 in Kos, Greece, she was a daughter of the late Pericles and Pearl Hatzinkolaou Kallos. She was also preceded in death by her husband Michael Psaros on August 8, 2000 and a sister Dorothy Thomas on January 31, 2004. Mrs. Psaros was a homemaker and a member of the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church. Maria is survived by her sons George Psaros and his wife Mary Ann of Weirton and Perry Psaros and his wife Carol of Bethany Beach, Delaware; daughter Pearl Tranto and her husband Nick; brother John Kallos all of Weirton; grandchildren Michael Psaros and his wife, Robin; Harry Psaros and his wife; Michelle, Perry Psaros and his wife Rachel; Dr. Maria Tranto and her husband Dr. George Dimitriou; 9 great-grandchildren Alexandra, Leonidas, Marina, Costa, Maximos, Alexa and Luke Psaros; Periclea and Nektarios Dimitriou. Friends and relatives will be received Saturday from 9 until the 11AM Funeral Liturgy at the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church with The Reverend Father Frank Milanese officiating. Interment will be in Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Florence, PA. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton, WV. Memorial contributions may be made to the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, 3528 West Street, Weirton, WV 26062. Yiayia’s family extends a special thanks to the entire staff of the Weirton Medical 6th Floor Skilled Care Unit for their devotion and love for Yiayia.

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  1. You and your families are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathy. God Bless, Bill and Paulette Galiotos & Minnie Bogdan

  2. On behalf of myself and the staff of the Skilled Care Unit, I want to extend our deepest sympathy to the family. We have had the great good fortune of getting to know and love Mrs. Psaros the last several years. Her kindness and sweet smile will not soon be forgotten. Her love for the family and those that came into her life is a true testament about her life and legacy. God Bless.

  3. Pearl — so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. With deepest sympathy, Flavian & Judy DeCollo

  4. Pearl – So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Having lost my Mom over 15 years ago, I know the emptiness and sorry you are feeling at this time. We are never truly ready to let them go, but we can hold fast that they are with Our Lord and Savior in a wonderful place where we will be united someday. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you — Donna Kay

  5. Dear Pearl and family- Herb and I would like to offer our condolences to you on the loss of your mother. Since I have retired, we have relocated to Delaware, Ohio and will be unable to visit during the service. Take care and may God bless all of you. Cathy

  6. Pearl- our sincerest sympathy to you and your family at this sad time. We will keep your mom in our prayers and thoughts.

  7. Pearl and family, My deepest sympathy to you at this time of sorrow. YiaYia is in Gods care now and what better care could we ever ask for her? I pray for your comfort and that God keeps you in his tender care and love.

  8. Pearl, Ann and I want to extend our sympathies during this most stressful time. Your Mother is in Gods hands and is at peace in His loving hands.

  9. Pearl, Nick and Maria and Family – Our family extends our prayers and respect to yours at this time. Your family has a special bond that continues forever.

  10. Dear Pearl,and Family I am so sorry to hear that Yia Yia passed away. She was a very special, wonderful,and a great lady that everyone would love to be around. She was like a grandmother to me. We had so much fun together. I really happy that you let me take care of her for the length of time I had with her as a Home health aide and let me take care of her in the hospital on my time. I just loved to be around her, she was a pleasant lady to be around. I will always remember her. I am so sorry that I haven’t been there for a long time. I wanted to, but I have been so busy with my life. You know that your mom is the special angel now. I will remember all the good times I had with her, and I will never forget her. I always told people how wonderful your mom is. Well my prayers and love for your family is there for you all. Take care and God Bless, Love Kathy Darlena Clark

  11. Dear Pearl and Maria and families, You have my deepest sympathy for the loss of your beloved Mother and Grandmother. I did not have the pleasure of knowing her personally, but by knowing you I can see her love, kindness and compassion. God Bless you. Love, Cindy

  12. Dear George, Mary Ann, and all the Psaros family: We send to you our condolences on the recent death of your mother. Please know we are thinking of you and wishing you peace at this time and know she is at peace also. Love Steve and Becky

  13. Dear Mary Ann and family, I just heard of the passing of your mother-in-law. My deepest sympathy to you, your husband and family. I will continue to pray that you feel God’s providence through this difficult time. Love and prayers…

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