July 10, 1921 ~ November 25, 2001
Spero Volakis, 80, of Weirton, died Sunday, November 25, 2001, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. He was born on July 10, 1921 in Weirton, a son of the late Nick Volakis and Eleni Varitatakis Volakis. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Steffas Volakis, on April 9, 1996 and a daughter, Maria Suka, on July 29, 1997.
Spero retired with 36 years of service from the Weirton Steel Corporation where he worked as a superintendent in the Detinning Plant. He served his country in the Army during WWII. Spero was a member of the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, A.H.E.P.A., and Cretan Club.
Spero is survived by a son, Nick Volakis and his wife Pam of Imperial, PA; a daughter, Angela Sapon and her husband Dr. Pete Sapon of Wheeling, WV; a sister, Rose Stakias of Weirton; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 PM Tuesday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Additional visitation will be Wednesday from 10 AM until time of services at 11 AM at the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, Weirton. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens where military graveside services will be held by the VFW #2716, American Legion Post 10, and Tri-State Marine Corps.
Memorial donations may be made to the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, 3528 West Street, Weirton, WV 26062. Obit/send condolences at www.grecohertnick.com.
Greco Hertnick Funeral Home
3219 Main Street
You have our sincere sympathy and hope that fond memories will help you through this difficult time. (I worked in the Tin Mill Office and had the pleasure of knowing Spero professionally. He was well respected. Sandi)
My deepest heartfelt sympathies to the family of Spero…I will miss him greatly. Your carrier and friend, Susan