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 Andromahi “Maggie” <I>Saltas</I> Kastanis

Andromahi “Maggie” Saltas Kastanis

Attica, Greece
Death 19 Oct 1991 (aged 88)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot East Park_1_3
Memorial ID 154252 · View Source
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Daughter of George Telemahos Saltas and Evanthia Pappasideris.

Married Isidoros "Sam" Dimitrios Kastanis July 15, 1928, Salt Lake City, Utah. Their children: James Isidore, Terry Isidore, George Isidore and Dean Isidore Kastanis.


-published in the Deseret News, Sunday, Oct. 20, 1991


Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, Andromahi (Maggie) Saltas Kastanis, age 88, passed away October 19, 1991 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Born July 30, 1903 in Megara, Greece to George and Evanthia Pappasidiris Saltas. Married Isideros "Sam" Kastanis July 15, 1928 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He preceded her in death. She immigrated from Greece to American as a young girl, and met her husband, who was from the same village in Greece, and married him July 15, 1928. Maggie was the Matriarch and main supporter for all her family members. She was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church serving in many capacities. She was a Gold Star Mother. A resident of Bingham and West Jordan most of her life.The family wishes to thank her many neighbors and friends for all their kindness and loving support.

Survived by three sons, Jim and Lucille Kastanis; Dean and Peggy Kastanis; Terry and Penny Kastanis; one sister, Mary S. and John Mannos; two brothers, Pete G. and Stella Saltas, Thomas G. Saltas; one sister-in-law, Sophie M. Saltas; one brother-in-law, James N. Malkogiannis; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews who loved her, and cousins in Greece.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Isideros (Sam) Kastanis; son, George Kastanis; daughter-in-law, Maria Dokos Kastanis; brothers, Spero, Paul, and Alex Saltas; sister, Evangelia "Vig" Malkogiannis; sister-in-law, and Mabel Saltas.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 23, 1991, 12:00 noon, at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 279 South 300 West. Friends may call Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m., at MacKay Deseret Mortuary, 36 East 700 South, with Trisagion Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. Interment, Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Funeral directors, MacKay Deseret Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Helenic Cultural Association, in her memory, to preserve the culture and heritage that she loved, C/O, Holy Trinity Cathedral, 279 South 300 West SLC, Utah.

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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 154252
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Andromahi “Maggie” Saltas Kastanis (30 Jul 1903–19 Oct 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 154252, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .