CAMPBELL Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church with Father Steve Denas officiating, for Amelia S. Amy Mantas, 77, who passed away Thursday evening.
Amelia was born Dec. 26, 1935, in Campbell, the daughter of Stephen and Carmel Gramatikaki Mastorides.
She was a 1953 graduate of Campbell Memorial High School.
Besides being a homemaker, Amelia was a lab tech at St. Elizabeth Hospital. She then went on to be a cosmetologist, before becoming a clerk at the Campbell Library, where she retired after more than 20 years of service.
She was a member of the St. Johns Senior Group and besides spending time with family, she enjoyed going to bingo, reading her romance novels and ceramics, which she shared with all of her family and many of her friends. There will never be a holiday without her special pieces.
Amy was a member of the Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, the Philoptochos Society and the Symian Society.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her husband, Rigas Mantas, whom she married Aug. 18, 1957; her daughter, Terrie (Mike) Vodhanel of Canfield; her son, Sam Mantas of Hubbard; her grandchildren, Jason (Shannon) Vodhanel and Joshua Vodhanel, both of Canfield; her great-granddaughter, Sloan Marie Vodhanel of Canfield; her brother, Michael (Marianne) Mastorides of Clearwater, Fla.; her nieces, Jennice and Kimberly; and three nephews, Alex, Steve and Keith.
Amy was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Mary Zymaris; and an infant sister, Liberty Mastorides.
To her husband, Roy, she was his wife and best friend. To us, her children, she was understanding, compassionate and very selfless person, she was our advice giver and secret keeper. We will miss you forever.
The Mantas family has entrusted their loved one to the care of the Wasko Funeral Home and will receive friends Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home, where a Trisagion Service will be held at 6 p.m. Friends may call again Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the church.
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