Marina Baxewanis

August 24, 1930 - January 31, 2020
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Marina (Papadopoulos) Baxewanis, 89, passed away January 31, 2020 at her residence in Lititz, surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of the late William Baxewanis who passed November 21, 2008.   They were married September 5, 1954 and celebrated 54 years of marriage prior to his passing.  Born in Kamari, Tripolis, Greece on August 24, 1930, she was the youngest of four children.  She was the daughter of the late Sophianos and Katerina (Lalagos) Papadopoulos.  She was predeceased by her brothers Phillip Papadopoulos and Louis Pappas, and her sister Constantina Stagalis.  She was employed by Western Electric (AT&T Technologies) as an assembler and final product inspector.  She retired early so she and her husband could travel the country and Europe.  Marina was a member of Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, Reading, where she was a choir member for over 58 years, a member of Philoptochos, and volunteered her talents to the church whenever possible.  She was an avid gardener, baker and seamstress.   She taught herself to speak Spanish and Italian before traveling to those European counties. She is survived by her daughters, Cathy M. Pavlatos, wife of August C. Pavlatos, Lancaster, Joanne A. Baxewanis, Exeter, and one son, John W. Baxewanis husband of Lisa A. (Gapinski) Baxewanis of Sinking Spring.  Also 2 granddaughters, Christina and Olivia, grandson Matthew, fiancé of Emily Morris, and great-grandson Jackson. Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 1001 E. Wyomissing Blvd, Reading, PA 19611.  Father Thomas L. Pappalas will officiate. Interment in Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading.  Friends and relatives may call Wednesday between 10-11 a.m. at the church.  In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to her church at the above address.  The Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Shillington, is in charge of arrangements. www.kleefuneralhome.com

 

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church

Address:

1001 E. Wyomissing Blvd.
Reading, PA 19611

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Service Information

Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church

Address:

1001 E. Wyomissing Blvd.
Reading, PA 19611

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Father Thomas L. Pappalas will officiate


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Charles Evans Cemetery

Address:

1119 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601

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Timeline for Marina Baxewanis

Born: August 24, 1930
Died: January 31, 2020

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The staff of Klee Funeral Home.

 

Hazel Geracimos posted on 2/16/20

To Marina's family: I am so sorry for the loss of your dear mother.

 

Sophia posted on 2/7/20

Our deepest condolences on the loss of our dear and lovely Thea. May her memory be eternal. RIP. -Adamopoulos Family

 

Sam L Pappas posted on 2/6/20

We will miss you Thea. Our condolences to the Baxewanis family. May God give you peace.

 

Kim GRETH posted on 2/6/20

In memory of Marina Baxewanis, Kim GRETH lit a candle

 

William & Sue Hadgikosti posted on 2/4/20

We send our prays.We have wonder thoughts of her which will stay in our memories

 

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