Dec. 26, 2008 Mecklenburg County North Carolina, USA
-Fotini Politis, 95, of Charlotte died Friday, December 26, 2008 at Mecklenburg Healthcare Center. She was born in Agia Vlaherna Evrytania Greece, August 20, 1913 and came to the United States June 6, 1970. - She was a homemaker and loved to spend time working in her yard and garden. Fotini was also a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, who was killed in the Greek Civil War in 1947. - Surviving are her daughters, Georgia and husband, Jimmy Tsoiumas, Niki Zaxaropoulos and husband, Lambros, Anna Leris and husband, Nick; son, George Politis; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. - Funeral service for Mrs. Politis will be held Wednesday, December 31, at 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral with Father Michael Varvarelis and Father Efstathios Varvarelis officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The Trisagion will be held at the Cathedral Tuesday evening at 7:00 PM. - Pallbearers for the service will be her grandsons, George Poulos, Spiros Leris, George and John Tsioumas, Jimmy Politis, George Fragakis and Angelo Kaltsounis. - Memorials may be made to the Ministry Fund at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 600 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203. Arrangements are in the care of Hankins & Whittington, Funeral Service, 1111 East Blvd.