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Ursula Gelczis

Athens, GA - Ursula Gelczis, 85, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018.

A native of Kearny, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret Saviskas Nakrosis. Mrs. Gelczis was an executive secretary on Wall Street, NY, before her marriage to John Gelczis in 1956. She worked as a bookkeeper at a large local pharmacy in Point Pleasant, NJ. After moving to Athens, GA, Ursula loved water exercises at the YMCA, where she made many new friends. She was a parishioner of Saint Joseph Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Young at Heart. She was an avid fan of jigsaw and crossword puzzles and a talented seamstress.

Ursula was predeceased by her husband, John, in 2011. Survivors include daughters: Nancy Walton (Dr. Gary) of Athens, Virginia Gelczis (Mitchell Diamond) of Sunnyvale, CA, Lisa Gelczis (Tyler Williams) of Flagstaff, AZ, and Erica Gelczis of Athens; son, Matthew Gelczis, of Pittsburgh, PA; and grandchildren Gabriel and Molly Diamond and Nicholas Walton.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, at Saint Joseph Catholic Church on Epps Bridge Parkway. Internment will be at Honey Creek Woodlands Cemetery in Conyers at a later date.

The family will receive friends at Lord and Stephens West on Monday, February 19, from 4-6 p.m.

Donations can be made to Saint Joseph Catholic Church Building Fund, 948 Epps Bridge Parkway, Athens, GA 30606.

On line condolences may be made at www.lor dandstephens.com.

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 18, 2018
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