June 25, 1939-September 21, 2021
SCOTTSDALE, AZ-Helen Kalomas of Scottsdale, AZ, loving mother and grandmother passed away to the Lord peacefully and surrounded by her children on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. She was 82 years old.
Helen was born in Vounaria, Greece on June 25, 1939. She emigrated to Montreal, Canada with her family and a few years later met her beloved husband, Ted Kalomas. She moved to Moline, IL and married Ted on October 24, 1959 and began her life as a dedicated wife and mother. They settled in East Moline, IL to raise their 5 children. They relocated to Scottsdale, AZ in 1996.
Along with being a homemaker and mother, Helen was a Crossing Guard and Noon Duty Aide for elementary schools in East Moline, IL and Scottsdale, AZ for over 20 years. She was Greek Orthodox and an active member of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in East Moline, IL and loved volunteering for all church activities. Helen continued to be an active member at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Scottsdale, AZ.
She loved cooking and baking for her family and all family gatherings. She loved spending quality time with all her grandchildren and watching Arizona Diamondbacks baseball. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted. Helen is survived by her 5 children, Patty Heene and son-in-law Kevin, Deno Kalomas and daughter-in-law Leslie, George Kalomas, Steven Kalomas and daughter-in-law Roni, Athena Jeffrey and son-in-law Damon, 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Other survivors include her sister Christina Skopelitis of Canada and brother Chris Lebessis of Scotland, many cousins, nieces and nephews.
There will be a Visitation/Trisagion service on Sunday, September 26 at 5:00pm at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church at 8202 E. Cactus Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, September 27 at 11:00am at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church at 8202 E. Cactus Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Graveside Services to follow at 12:30pm at Paradise Memorial Gardens at 9300 E. Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260.
Contact Messinger Indian School Mortuary at 480-945-9521 for questions.