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Bessie "Vasiliki" Athens

February 10, 1930 - October 4, 2017

(Nee Bofiles) Born to Eternal Life October 4, 2017, age 87. Beloved wife of the late Nikitas “Nick” Athens. Dear mother of Nicholas (Marina) Athens, Francine (George) Klonis and Leon (Maria) Athens. Loving Yiayia of Alexandra, Victoria, and Paige Klonis, Vasilia and Nikitas Athens. Also loved by many nieces, nephews, o…read more

(Nee Bofiles) Born to Eternal Life October 4, 2017, age 87. Beloved wife of the late Nikitas “Nick” Athens. Dear mother of Nicholas (Marina) Athens, Francine (George) Klonis and Leon (Maria) Athens. Loving Yiayia of Alexandra, Victoria, and Paige Klonis, Vasilia and Nikitas Athens. Also loved by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her parents Nikolaos and Konstantina “Dena” Bofiles.

‘Bessie was loving, kind and gentle. She loved her family, heritage and Greek traditions, which was reflected in the way she lived. She was an active member in the Greek community and proudly served her church. As the Matriarch, she enhanced the lives of her family, especially embracing the lives of her grandchildren. She will be truly missed.’

Funeral Home visitation, 12401 West National Avenue, New Berlin, Wisconsin on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 5:00 PM-8:00 PM, Trisagion 7:00 PM. Additional visitation at Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 2160 Wauwatosa Avenue, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 10:30 AM-11:00 AM. Funeral service 11:00 AM. Burial at Pinelawn Memorial Park.

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Visitation Information

Krause Funeral Home New Berlin

Address:

12401 West National Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Krause Funeral Home New Berlin

Address:

12401 West National Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

Trisagion

Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church

Address:

2160 North Wauwatosa Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53213

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Service Information

Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church

Address:

2160 North Wauwatosa Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53213

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM

Cemetery Information

Pinelawn Memorial Park

Address:

10700 West Capitol Drive
Wauwatosa, WI 53222

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Time: 12:30 PM

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