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Irene (Economides) Thermos


1921 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Irene (Economides) Thermos Obituary
On May 8, 2012 we lost our beloved mother. She passed away at the age of 90. Irene was a lifetime resident and graduate of San Pedro High School, Class of 1940. She worked and managed Irene's Beauty Salon on Weymouth in San Pedro for 20 years. She also owned and managed Uncle John's Antique Store in Lomita for 12 years with her husband of 63 years, John. She was an active member of Firebells (wives of firemen), a YWCA advisor for the girls' club, The Elysians and a life member in the of Eastern Star #512, Lomita Chapter. She was an active member of a writing club at the San Pedro Adult School. Irene had a passion for art, antiques, music and most of all writing poetry. She wrote articles about her memories of Old San Pedro in The Daily Breeze. She always looked to the bright side. She will be missed. Irene was preceded in death by her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Diamond Economides (Margaret); her brothers, Dennis Gilchrist (Norma), James Economides (Fran) and George Econn (Gwen). She is survived by her children, Michael (Barbara) and Michelle; 4 adored grandchildren; brother-in-law, Hector Thermos (Nora); cousin, Jean Buchanan; and many loving nieces, nephews and treasured friends. Memorial service will be held on May 23, 2012 at 1 pm at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 1648 W. 9th St., San Pedro CA 90732. Parking will be at the Masonic Lodge next door, 1640 w. 9th St (extra parking is located above the church). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the The L.A. Fireman's Relief Association, 815 Colorado Blvd, 4th Flr, LA CA 90041.
Published in Daily Breeze on May 15, 2012
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