Maria Paraskevopoulos

Paraskevopoulos, Maria (nee Bakatsis) - Passed away peacefully at the Stedman Hospice surrounded by her family on November 21, 2019 in her 78th year. Beloved wife of Tony for 52 years. Loving and devoted mother of Kathy (Chris). Proud and loving "yiayia" (grandmother) of John. Predeceased by her adoring son John.  Beloved sister of Rita (Peter), Vasilli (Kashani), and Labrini (Theofanis). Predeceased by her parents, Nick and Eleni Bakatsis and in-laws Ioannis and Ekaterini Paraskevopoulos. She will also be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and many relatives in Greece. Born in Mavromatti, Greece on March 14th 1941.  She devoted her life to caring for her family and those around her. Her kind nature, gentleness and generosity will be missed by all. Friends and family will be received at McCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME, 495 Park Road N., on Sunday from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm and 6:00 pm-8:00 p.m. Prayers on Sunday at 3:00 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Prophet Ilias Church on Monday at 11:00 am. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery, Brantford. The family would like to thank the nurses and PSW's of the Stedman Hospice House for their care and compassion.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Prophet Ilias Greek Orthodox Church or Stedman Hospice House gratefully appreciated