Cleopatra Gazianis

April 24, 1922 ~ September 26, 2021 (age 99)


  Astoria, NY- Cleopatra (Gamvas) Gazianis, 99 of Astoria, NY died on September 26, 2021 following a brief illness. 

     Cleopatra was born in Fitchburg, MA on April 24, 1922 to Xenophon and Evdoxia Gamvas. She was married to William Gazianis. They shared a wonderful life together and were adored by their family. 

     Cleopatra will be lovingly remembered by her children, Van W. Gazianis and Jean Sotirakis (John); her grandchildren, Alexander Sotirakis (Lauren) and Patricia Sotirakis (Louis); her great-grandson, Nicholas Papagianakis; and her siblings, George Gamvas and Areti Eleftheriou. 

   Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., in the Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli Funeral Home, 243 Water St., Fitchburg. Her funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1319 Main St., Fitchburg.  Please go directly to the church.   Burial will follow immediately in the Forest Hill Cemetery.

John F. Masciarelli, James M. Hebert and Tessa Shea Funeral Directors.

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October 1, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Masciarelli Family Funeral Homes
243 Water Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Funeral Mass
October 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (Fitchburg)

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