Nicoletta <I>Xanos</I> Chiames

Nicoletta Xanos Chiames

Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death 30 Oct 2010 (aged 93)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Plot Edgewood, Lot 06455, Grave 11
Memorial ID 61357454 · View Source
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PEORIA, IL - Nicoletta Chiames, 93, of Peoria passed away at 4:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at Waterford Nursing Home in Chicago.

Nicoletta was born Feb. 14, 1917, and lived most of her life in Peoria, Ill., until relocating to Chicago, Ill., several years ago.

Mrs. Chiames was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary Kutsos Xanos and the widow of George Chiames.

She was a member of the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Peoria, where she sang in the choir for many years and served as choir director for several of those years. Mrs. Chiames was also a member of the Holy Cross Society of the church.

She was previously a member of the Daughters of Penelope, and was a volunteer at the Easter Seals Disability Service. She was also a volunteer in a number of Republican Party election campaigns.

Mrs. Chiames was a Cubs fan, a Chicago Bears fan, a Bulls fan and followed golfing tournaments and ice skating competitions.

She enjoyed her family and friends, cooking splendid meals, needlepoint, crocheting, music and travel.

Surviving are two daughters, Marina Phelps of Chicago and Penny Chiames-Cooper of Denver, Colo.; a son, Nicholas Chiames of Peoria; two grandsons, George Chiames and Matthew (Regina) Chiames; two great-granddaughters, Marina Chiames and Nicoletta Chiames; a sister, Helen Andros; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Two brothers and one sister preceded her in death.

Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on November 2, 2010

May her memory be eternal.

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  • Maintained by: Denis Xenos
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  • Added: 9 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61357454
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nicoletta Xanos Chiames (14 Feb 1917–30 Oct 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61357454, citing Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Denis Xenos (contributor 46998848) .