Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on January 12, 2013 in her 106th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband John (1996). Cherished mother of Athanasios “Tom” & his wife Helen, Georgina & her late husband Nick Coutsogiannakis, and Ioanna “Joanne”. Loving yiayia of John & his wife Patty, Nick & his wife Vicky, Anthony Coutsogiannakis, Anastasia & her husband Evangelos Maragoudakis, and the late Veneta Coutsogiannakis (1984). Adored great-grandmother of Athanasios Matthew, Alexandros “Alex”, and Elena Athanasopoulos; and Maria & Nick Maragoudakis. Survived by her sister Antonia Hronopoulos in Greece, nieces Georgina & John Stavropoulos & family, and Joyce & Nick Koukos and family of Thunder Bay, and many other nieces and nephews in Greece. Veneta always enjoyed being an active part of the Devonshire Motel & Restaurant on Howard Ave., which her son owned. If you so desire, donations to Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thrice Holy Hymn Service Tuesday at 8pm and Wednesday at 12:30pm at Families First Funeral Home & Tribute Centre (519-969-5841) 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor. Procession to Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 65 Ellis St. E. for a funeral service at 1:00pm. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca


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