Alexa Tsokanis, 53

Alexa Tsokanis, 53

BRAINTREE — Alexa Tsokanis, 53, of Braintree, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 after a long, courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Alexa grew up in Brockton and attended the public schools there before matriculating to Simmons College where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree. She had a successful career in the financial services industry and most recently served as a senior project manager at BNY Mellon.

Alexa will always be remembered as a devoted friend, role model and source of inspiration by the many people whose lives she touched during her lifetime. She was active in numerous organizations and causes, including her involvement over several years with Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Best Buddies Challenge Hyannis Port and Simmons Alumnae College Association as president of her graduating class.

She is survived by her father, Peter Tsokanis of Peabody; her brother and sister-in-law, Luke and Amy Tsokanis of Nahant; her niece, Rita, and her nephew, Peter. She was the daughter of the late Bessie (Zotos) Tsokanis.

Service information: Calling hours will be held in St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 54 South Common St., Lynn, on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held in St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Lynn, on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Private burial will be held in Melrose Cemetery, Brockton, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Alexa may be made to the Patient-to-Patient, Heart-to-Heart Fund at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center by visiting www.bidmc.org/giving or by check payable to “Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center” with “Alexa Tsokanis/Patient-to-Patient” in the memo line. Please mail to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, office of Development, 330 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215. For guestbook and directions, visit www.Russellpicafuneralhome.com.

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