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KATHERINE STEFFA ZOIDIS, passed away August 27, 2013, in her home after a 16 year battle with Alzheimer's. Katherine was a lifelong resident of Philadel-phia, an artist, an educator and contributor to charitable causes. Katherine was a graduate of West Chester College (1954) and Girls High School of Phila-delphia (1951). She was cared for at home by her devoted husband of 57 years, Tom Zoidis.
Katherine is survived by daughter, Jane Zoidis Quinn (Kevin) of Short Hills NJ; sons, Greg (Susan) of Minneapolis, Paul (Aleta) of Westfield NJ, and Mark of Berkeley CA; and 9 grandchildren. She is pre-ceded in death by her sister, Barbara Clayton; brother, Louis Steffa and parents, John and Helen Steffa.
Family and friends are invited to Katherine's Life Celebration Tuesday, after 7 P.M., from CRAFT/GIVNISH OF ABINGTON, 1801 Old York at Old Welsh Rds., Abington PA 19001, and Wednesday, after 10 A.M., from The Church of the Annunciation, 7921 Old York Road, Elkins Park PA 19027. Her Funeral Service will follow at 11 A.M., Wednesday, at Church. Interment Forest Hills Cem. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to St. John Albanian Orthodox Church, 237 North 17th Street, Phila. PA 19103.
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Published in Philadelphia Inquirer/Philadelphia Daily News from Aug. 30 to Sep. 3, 2013.
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August 7, 2014
Hello, I am sorry for your loss. I recently purchased one of Mrs. Zoidis's paintings at New Hope Thrift Shop in Glenside, PA. I didn't know who she was until I searched for her online. If anyone in her family wishes to have the painting, please contact me and we can make arrangements. Brenden Lewis, 215-353-2570
August 31, 2013
May your Memory be Eternal!
Steve Ghicondes
August 30, 2013
Tom, Jane, Marc, Paul and Greg -my thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. I am so sad for your loss.
Angela Gieger
August 30, 2013
I will always have wonderful memories of Kass. We had fun, we shared laughter and she was a true friend. We went to Girl's High together a long time ago. How special she was!!!!
Pat (Wilderman) Dinney
August 30, 2013
My sympathies to the family,
We have lost a beautiful soul. Aunt Katherine was an elegant, loving person and she will be deeply missed by all who loved her.
Nancy Stephanos
August 30, 2013
Greg, my deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother.
Joe Braubschek
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