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On Easter Sunday, May 1, 2016 KATHERINE THOUPOS STRITTMATER, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Peter (Pete) Thoupos (deceased) and Richard (Dick) Strittmater (deceased). Mother of George Thoupos (Susan) and Pauline Lainas (Gus). Grandmother of Angela, Katherine, Dean, and Jonathan. Great-grandmother of Yanni, Anthony, Zachary, Peter, Jenna, Jack, and Noah. Katherine was born in Baltimore, Maryland to Harry and Mercina Dokelis. She married Pete at an early age and worked beside her husband in the family restaurant while raising two children. They were married for 55 years. She was especially devoted to her sisters and brother, and they enjoyed many family gatherings. After retiring from the family business, she continued to work taking classes to become certified as a nursery school assistant. She enjoyed working with little children. Katherine was devoted to her grandchildren and subsequently her great grandchildren, babysitting often. When Pete passed away in 1997, she volunteered at the Red Cross where she met Richard. They married and enjoyed 8 years traveling, going to Church, and cooking together. Friends may call at the family-owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 York Road (at beltway 26) on Wednesday May 4 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Trisagion on Wednesday, May 4 at 7pm. Mrs. Strittmater will lie-in-state at St. Demetrios Church at 2504 Cub Hill Road, Baltimore, MD 21234 on Thursday, May 5 from 1 to 1:30 PM when the funeral services will begin. Burial immediately following at St. Demetrios Cemetery.
Published in Baltimore Sun on May 3, 2016
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