Lorraine Papavasilakis

Obituary of Lorraine Papavasilakis

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Lorraine Papavasilakis passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2023, after a short and challenging battle with Cancer.

A kind and gentle spirit, Lorraine was not only a devoted mother and grandmother but also a beloved presence to all who knew her. Her love for family was unwavering, and she found immense joy in cooking and hosting, delighting in the happiness of those around her. Lorraine's home was a place where all were embraced as part of her extended family. Known for her selfless generosity, she never sought anything in return.

Lorraine leaves behind a legacy of love survived by her daughter, Christina Papavasilakis, her son James (Jalile) Papavasilakis, and her granddaughter Emilia Papavasilakis, who brought her immeasurable joy. She is also survived by her brothers, Arthur Guerriero and Joseph (Jennifer) Guerriero, nephews Garan Guerriero and Hunter Guerriero, and nieces Alexia Papavasilakis and Nicoleta Papavasilakis.

Visitation to celebrate Lorraine's life will take place at Yorktown Funeral Home, 945 E. Main Street, Shrub Oak, NY on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

A Funeral Service will be held at Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church, 15 Leroy Avenue, Yonkers, NY on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at 10:00 AM, followed by burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 10 W Stevens Avenue, Hawthorne, NY on the same day. May the abundant joy and love that Lorraine shared with others be returned to her in eternal peace.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Rosary Hill Home, 600 Linda Avenue, Hawthorne, NY 10532.

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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Yorktown Funeral Home
945 E. Main Street
Shrub Oak, New York, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church
15 Leroy Ave
Yonkers, New York, United States


11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
10 W Stevens Ave
Hawthorne, New York, United States
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Lorraine Papavasilakis

1961 - 2023

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