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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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