In Memoriam: Presbytera Mary Kosturos

Presbytera Mary Kosturos

December 27, 1924 – January 31, 2018

Presbytera Mary Kosturos, age 93, passed away peacefully on January 31, 2018 with her family by her bedside. She was born in Lowell, MA to James and Paula (Dragataris) Dardas.

After graduating from Lowell Commercial College, Mary worked as a bookkeeper and secretary for E. F. Hutton Brokerage firm. She married Rev Father Anthony Kosturos in 1948 and enjoyed 56 loving years together before his passing in 2004. Her entire adult life was devoted to raising her seven children: Nicholas (Christine), Elaine, James (Kathy), Theodore (Helen), Paul (Dena), Paula (Louie Tzoumbas), and Marina (Dean Gonzalez). She was adored by her nine grandchildren: Mariana, Cassandra, Anthony, George, Paulina, Nicholas, Tiffany, Niko and Mariah, and one great granddaughter, Sienna.

Presbytera is also survived by her sisters Sally and Katherine (Charles Costos), and preceded by Helen (Perry Koskotas). Presbytera Mary will be forever remembered for her deep faith, dedication to family, loving and generous spirit, kind and jovial nature, quick wit, and warm smile.

Services were held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 999 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco. Funeral. Memorial contributions in the memory of Presbytera Mary may be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. May her memory be eternal.

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