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Sophia "Yia Yia" Portolos


1929 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Sophia Portolos
"Yia Yia"
5/12/1929 - 8/21/2013
Former Bay Area Resident
Passed away on Wednesday August 21, 2013 in Roseville, CA. Sophia was born in Kalamos, Greece and was a lifelong member of the Greek Orthodox Church and involved in the ladies Philoptochos. Yia Yia to all around her was a loving kindhearted soul and her passion in life was helping others. Sophia retired from the Richmond Unified School District and moved to Roseville, CA. after the death of her beloved husband of 44 years, George.
Sophia will be greatly missed by her sons Pete and Dennis, daughter in law Linda, adored grandson Nicholas, sister in laws Rebecca, Mary, and Irene, her beloved sisters and family in Greece, and many nieces, nephews, and close friends. The Trisagon "Rosary' will be held Tues. Aug. 27th at 7:00pm and visitation will be held from 6-8pm at the Greek Orthodox Church in Vallejo, CA. The funeral service will be Wed. Aug. 28th at 11:00am at the Greek Orthodox Church in Vallejo CA.
Published in Contra Costa Times on Aug. 28, 2013
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