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OLGA CHAVIS


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OLGA CHAVIS Obituary
CHAVIS, Olga (formerly Lorris) Age 97 ½, departed gently from Port Royal, SC, on May 7th. In 1916, Olga Alexandrovna Poprukeilo, was born in Chicago, of Russian immigrants. Olga was a resident of Cambridge, MA for 30 years and of Newton, MA for 45 years. She moved to Beaufort, SC in 2008. Her daughter Alexandra Ruggieri predeceased in 2009. She is survived by her son Paul Serge Lorris and a daughter-in-law Barbara Lorris; three granddaughters Mara, Elizabeth, and Rebecca (nee Lorris); three great-grandchildren Bettina Ritter, David Ritter, and Sean Jenkins; and a niece Ellen Carlson. Fortified by a high school diploma and the Great Depression, she rose from waitress to auditor to administrator, retiring as a Realtor at age eighty. Olga was an avid tennis player and seeded amateur (with awards), she played fervently to age 89. Olgas cremains will be interred in the Garden of Grace Episcopal Church, Eldredge St, Newton Corner, MA, 02458 on Saturday, June 14, 2014. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions should be sent to Friends of Caroline Hospice, 1110 13th Street, Port Royal, SC, 29935. Please share your thoughts and stories about Olga by visiting www.copelandfuneralservice.com Copeland Funeral Service is assisting the family with arrangements.
Published in The Boston Globe on May 11, 2014
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