Fotini (Gioldasis) Zekirias, 79, of Haverhill, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Sutton Hill Center, North Andover.
She was born in Greece, July 11, 1935, daughter of the late Konstantinos and Eleni (Alpa) Gioldasis. Zekirias was educated in Greece and came to the Haverhill area in 1974. She was employed in the local shoe industry working at the former Samuel Roberts and Davco Shoe. She loved spending time with her family and enjoyed knitting and cooking.
She was the widow of the late Georgios Zekirias and is survived by her two daughters, Electra Tsantarliotis and her husband Achilles of Haverhill, Eleni Zekirias and her husband Pantelis Papadimitriou of Haverhill, a son, John Zekirias and his wife Mildred of Haverhill, a sister, Kiriaki Tsouknakis of Greece, two brothers, John Gioldasis and his wife Fotini of Haverhill, Petros Gioldasis and his wife Maria of Greece, seven grandchildren, Theodore Achilles Tsantarliotis, Christina Tsantarliotis, Alexia Tsantarliotis, Leonidas Zekirias, Penelope Papadimitriou, Electra Papadimitriou and Fotini Zekirias, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may attend her calling hours Sunday, Feb. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m.. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Her Funeral Service will be Monday, Feb. 9, beginning at 10 at the Funeral Home followed by a Funeral Service at 11 in Holy Apostles Saints. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church, 154-156 Winter St., Haverhill. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill.