CATHERINE (NINA) Iatridis (1936 - 2018)

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Mrs. Catherine (Nina) Iatridis Mrs. Catherine (Nina) Iatridis passed away on May 14, 2018, she was 81 years old. Nina was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1936 where she was a graduate of English Girls College. In 1957she married the love of her life, Dr. Panayotis Iatridis. She and Panayotis moved to Greece in 1962 and then to the United States in 1969. After living in Chapel Hill, North Carolina for several years, she and her family moved to Valparaiso, Indiana in 1972. She was a longtime resident of Valparaiso and a distinguished realtor. Dr. Iatridis was a professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine for many years, and he became the Assistant Dean of the Indiana University Northwest Center for Medical Education in 1979. Both Dr. Iatridis and Nina were very involved in the Northwest Indiana medical community. Nina was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Porter Memorial Hospital in Valparaiso. Nina was also very involved in her church; she was a member of the Philoptochos and the Daughters of Penelope of Constantin and Hellen Greek Orthodox Church in Merrillville. Nina loved the arts, particularly opera,and French antiques. Nina also enjoyed traveling to Europe to see her family. She spoke six different languages and tutored many high school students in French, Greek, and Latin. Nina was a beloved wife, mother, sister, and friend. She is survived by her two daughters, Yanna Kokkas and Mary Pease, and five grandchildren, Katerina Kokkas, Anastasia Kokkas, Nicholas Pease, Naya Pease, George Pease, and her Sister Polly Placotaris. She was preceded in death by her husband, Panayotis Iatridis. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Panayotis Iatridis Scholarship at Indiana University School of Medicine or Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Carmel, IN. Visitation will be held Friday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 3500 W 106th St., Carmel, IN 46032. A Trisagion service will take place at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held there Saturday at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior. Online condolences may be shared at www.flannerbuchanan.com. Arrangements entrusted to FLANNER-BUCHANAN-OAKLAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS.

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Published in The Times on May 17, 2018
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