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 Patricia Lorraine <I>Upton</I> Makris

Patricia Lorraine Upton Makris

Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 14 Aug 2008 (aged 72–73)
Connecticut, USA
Burial Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 101527512 · View Source
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Patricia Lorraine (Upton) Makris, 73, of Glastonbury, beloved widow of Arthur T. Makris, died Thursday (August 14, 2008), at St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center.

She was born in Hartford, daughter of the late William and Bernice (Steele) Upton and had lived in Glastonbury since 1970. She along with her husband were the co-founders of Makris Coffee Company which has been in operation since 1962, they also operated the former Empire Baking Company. She was also a long time employee of Aetna Insurance Co. She was a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, and a Past President of the Daughters of Penelope Thaos Chapter 198.

She is survived by two sons, William T. Makris and his wife Jamie of Pompano Beach, FL and Arthur T. Makris, Jr. of San Francisco, CA., her daughter, Karen (Makris) Knapp of Rocky Hill, her brother, Curt Upton and his wife Jill of East Hartford, two sisters, Carol Moske and her husband Walter of Vernon, and Susan Ironfield and her husband Ron of Colchester, two grandchildren, Dawn Coggins and her husband John of Wethersfield and Alexander T. Makris of Florida, two great grandchildren, Wynter Roth and Eamon Coggins, two nephews, Steve Antonio and Austin Upton and a niece Kelly Llano, several cousins and a close family friend, Henry Pelc of Glastonbury.

The funeral will be Monday, August 18, at 11 a.m. in St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 433 Fairfield Ave., Hartford, with the Rev. James Bogiatzis officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Sunday, August 17, from 5-8 p.m. at Dillon-Baxter Funeral Home, 1276 Berlin Tpke., Wethersfield. A Trisayion Service will be held Sunday at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions in her memory may be made to: St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 433 Fairfield Ave., Hartford, CT, 06114. To share a memory with the family, please visit, Published in The Hartford Courant on August 15, 2008

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Patricia Lorraine Upton Makris (1935–14 Aug 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101527512, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Ms. Clyde (contributor 46994776) .