Elizabeth Angelos spirit left this earth on Tuesday, the 14th of January 2014. She was born on the 9th of March, 1922, in Houston.|
Elizabeth "Liz"and "Sister", as she was known, graduated from Sam Houston High School and attended the University of Houston. She spent her career as a draftsman in the oil industry. Her last employment was 40 years spent with Josey Oil. She was a member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, the Rainbow Girls, and was a founding member of Desk and Derrick Club of Houston. She was also a founding member of the North Montrose Civic Club, and was awarded a certificate from Mayor Parker. In her eighties, she took up the ukulele and became a member of the "Strummin" Saints Ukulele Band. She loved people and loved telling stories, particularly about the City of Houston. Some of her Houston memories are recorded at the downtown library.
She was predeceased by her parents, James "Gene" Angelos and Alma Sudwischer Angelos; brothers, Nick Angelos and John Angelos; Aunts, Helen Albers, Lucille Sudwischer, Dorothy Hughes and Florence Miller Hansen. Surviving are a niece, Margaret Boras; Cousins, Helen Perry, Jon Sudwischer, and Herbert Parker; caregiver, Mandi Black; and a garden of friends.
The family wishes to thank caregiver Mandi Black, the staff at the Hampton Clare Bridge and Hallmark Hospice.
The funeral service is to be conducted at eleven o'clock in the morning on Saturday, the 18th of January, in the Jasek Chapel of Geo. H. Lewis & Sons, 1010 Bering Drive in Houston.
At a later date, the family is to gather for a private interment at Historic Hollywood Cemetery in Houston.
In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions may be directed to the Shrine Burn Center, 815 Market Street, Galveston, TX, 77550; or to the Rose Breast Cancer Diagnostic Center, 12700 North Featherwood, Houston, TX, 77034.
Published in Houston Chronicle from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2014