Elizabeth Gikas, 89

Elizabeth Gikas, 89

LYNN — Elizabeth (Brekalis) Gikas, age 89, formerly of Lynn, died Saturday at the Lanessa Extended Care in Webster after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late John Gikas and daughter of the late Peter and Ploheria (Karahagis) Brekalis. She had lived in Lynn for many years and had also lived in New Port Richey, Florida for 12 years before returning to Lynn.

Elizabeth is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth J. and Janet R. (Fontaine) Gikas of Webster; two grandchildren, Jeffery Gikas and Stacy Gikas; seven great-grandchildren; her brother, Ernest Brekalis of Port Richey, Fla.; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Irene Trovage.

Service information: A visitation will be held on Thursday from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. in St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 54 South Common St., Lynn, followed by a funeral service at 12 p.m. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Arrangements by the SOLIMINE FUNERAL HOME, 426 Broadway (Route 129), Lynn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. Directions and guestbook at www.solimine.com.

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