age 90, of Canton, passed away Tuesday morning after a brief illness. Born in Canton to the late John and Anna George, she was preceded in death by he husband, Gust Samartgedes, grandson, Christopher Steven Samartgedes and sisters, Olga Adams, Helen George and Mary Klus.
A 1941 graduate of Canton McKinley High School, Artie was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church and the Koraes Ladies Society. She retired from the Hoover Company in 1996 after 15 years of service.
She is survived by her son, Paul Samartgedes of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughter, Mary Samartgedes of Canton; grandchildren, Paul Jason Samartgedes, Rae Lynn Bandurka; and sister, Kathryn Lazarides.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church with services to follow at 10 a.m., Rev. Dr. Daniel Rogich officiating. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Artie's name may be made to any V.F.W.
Rossi Funeral Home Inc
730 30th Street NW Canton, OH 44709
Published in The Repository on Apr. 2, 2014