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Stella Contos Laskaris

Died: 3/13/2010

Mrs. Stella Contos Laskaris, age 91, of Montclair, NJ, formerly of Newark, DE, died on Saturday, March 13, 2010. Mrs. Laskaris was born in Chicago, IL on February 22, 1919, daughter of the late George Contos and Marianthi Petropoulou Contos. A talented homemaker and dedicated mother and grandmother, she was a gifted cook who specialized in traditional Greek dishes. She had also worked for a time as a teller at the former Farmers Bank. Mrs. Laskaris was active in the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church for many years and was a longtime member of the Daughters of Penelope and the Philoptochos Society. She will be remembered as a vibrant member of the Greek community and a wonderful friend and neighbor. Her beloved husband, George J. Laskaris, died in 1990. She is survived by her 2 sons, George G. Laskaris (Shelly Carroll) of West Orange, NJ; and James G. Laskaris (Karen) of Westfield, NJ; 3 brothers, Nick Contos (Stella) of Brookfield, WI; James Contos (Helen) of Chicago, IL; and and Peter Contos (the late Esther) of Chicago, IL; and 4 grandchildren, Jesse, Peter, Laura, and Alexandra. Visitation will be held from 6 pm to 8 pm on Friday, March 19, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle. A funeral service will be held at 10 am on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery, Lancaster Ave. and DuPont Rd., Wilmington. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Red Cross, 100 W. 10th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801; or to Doctors Without Borders USA, PO Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD 21741; or to a favorite charity. To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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