Bess Poulos
Bess Poulos (nee Karagianis), 94, Beloved wife of the late Jim T.; Devoted mother of Georgienne Poulos (Emil Plecko), Thalia Poulos (Chris Miller), Tom (Angie) Poulos, Eileen Poulos (Bill Fiscus), and the late Louis (Diane Sclafani) Poulos; Cherished grandmother of Andrea (Rory) Kinnear, George (Laura) Fox, Lenore (Chris) Augustine, Jason (Joannie) Fox, Ted (Michelle) Fox, Valerie Poulos (fiancee Justin Martin), Thomas (Mimi) Poulos, Demitri Fiscus (fiancee Zoe Lewis) and 6 great grandchildren; Loving sister of Michael (Vicki) Karagianis, Kally Rembas Tsatsos, and the late Helen (the late James) Pierce; Dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin, and friend of many. Bess was a successful and pioneering Real Estate broker of over 50 years. Family and friends will meet Monday morning, May 3, 2021, at Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church 2501 S. Wolf Rd. Westchester, IL. 60154. for 11:30 a.m. Funeral service.  (Only 100 people will be allowed to stay for service). Interment will follow to Elmwood Cemetery. Everyone must wear a mask at all times at church and cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her name to Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church. Arrangements by NICHOLAS M. PISHOS FUNERAL DIRECTOR, LTD., Info: 847-581-0536 or

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Published by Chicago Tribune from Apr. 30 to May 2, 2021.
Funeral service
Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church
2501 S. Wolf Rd., Westchester, Illinois
Elmwood Cemetery
, , Illinois
Funeral services provided by:
Nicholas M. Pishos Funeral Director Ltd. (Hellenic Funeral Service)
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My sincere condolences to Bess Poulos family. She was a very interesting person to know and I will always remember her when we had a conversation about six years ago and I mentioned to her that the best years of my life so far were in my 40's and her quick response was "wait honey, your eighties are going to be better yet" and to this day, I still quote her on that comment that will forever be in my mind. Rest in peace Bess, you had a wonderful and full life!!! Blessings!!
Sylvia E. Guerra
May 4, 2021
Mary Jane Oliver
May 3, 2021
I've been lucky to call Bess my Nouna my whole life. She's amazing and an inspiration to me by the way she loved her family, faith, friends and food. A real classy lady. Her memory will always be eternal to me.
Mari-Ann Passias DeJulio
May 2, 2021
My deepest sympathy to Bess's Family. We were very close and she taught me a lot 50 years ago when I started in real estate. May God be with you at this time RIP Bess, Love Gabe
Gabe Caporale
April 30, 2021
We remember her love, and she was always one of the group of firsts to reach out to others with concrete acts of love and to those in need. Her heart was full of the love for God! May her memory be eternal!
From Kay and Jim Bobis
April 30, 2021
Christ is Risen! Please accept my sincere condolences and prayerful best wishes. I´m sorry I can not attend the funeral on May 3. Your beloved Mother and Yiayia was a viable and Faithful steward of Holy Apostles from the very beginning. I recall her fondly - she always had a smile and kind thing to say to me whenever I saw her at Church. May our Risen Lord embrace her in His Heavenly Kingdom. My love and sympathy to all - +Father Jim
Fr. James S Gordon
April 30, 2021
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
The Staff of Colonial Wojciechowski Funeral Home
April 30, 2021