• ANSON FLORENCE Age 92, of ...

ANSON
FLORENCE
Age 92, of Mt. Lebanon,
formerly of Sewickley, passed
away peacefully in her home
on Wednesday, February 20,
2019. Born March 13, 1926, in
Thessaloniki, Greece to the
late Nickolas and Helen
(Margiou) Vaxevanopoulou .
She was a proud member of
the Holy Trinity Greek
Orthodox Church, Ambridge
and Holy Cross Greek
Orthodox Church, Mt.
Lebanon. As a member of the
Ladies Philoptochos Society,
Florence showcased her
enjoyment of cooking and
Greek hospitality. She truly
loved entertaining friends in
her home. Whether playing
Canasta, sharing gardening
tips, or telling stories of her
travels abroad with friends,
her passion for Greece
prevailed. Florence's pride in
her culture and her
unwavering Greek Orthodox
faith is her legacy. Preceding
her in death was her beloved
husband, Boris; and a sister,
Georgian Dardas. Florence is
survived by a son, Paul
(Athanasia) Anson of Herndon,
VA; two daughters, Kathryn
(Charles) Stern of Collier Twp.,
Helen (David) Yourd of Mt.
Lebanon; six grandchildren,
Alexandros (Eugenia) Anson of
VA, Jaimie (Zachery)
Economos of Center Twp.,
Faye Anson of Herndon, VA,
Christina (Jason) Gross of
Rostraver, Nickolas Yourd and
Zackary Yourd, both of Denver,
CO; and seven great-
grandchildren. Friends will be
received on Sunday from 1 to
5 p.m. in the JOHN SYKA
FUNERAL HOME, INC., 833
Kennedy Dr., Ambridge. A
Trisagion service will be held
at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral
home. Additional visitation will
take place on Monday from
9:30 a.m. until time of funeral
services at 10 a.m. in Holy
Trinity Greek Orthodox
Church, 2930 Beaver Rd.,
Ambridge. Interment will
follow in Economy Cemetery.
In lieu of ?owers, the family
requests memorial
contributions to Holy Trinity
Greek Orthodox Church,
Ambridge, PA.
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PostedFebruary 21, 2019