Kalope (Makroglous) Souliotis, 93, Worked at Eastern Canvas

Kalope_SouliotisKalope “Kay” (Makroglous) Souliotis, 93, passed away Saturday, Sept. 3.

She first met her love Michael at the “Mayfair Tea Room” in Haverhill where she worked as a waitress. They were engaged throughout World War II and where married on Sept. 2, 1945. Souliotis was born April 12, 1923, raised in the “Bradley Brook” countryside section of Haverhill, and graduated from Haverhill High School. She was worked for many years as a top-stitcher at Eastern Canvas in Haverhill after which she enjoyed her many years of retirement from age 62 with her children, grandchildren, friends and neighbors. Her home, where she lived for 70 years, on Washington Street in Haverhill, was filled with family and friends, laughter and love, homemade clothes, flowers from her garden and apple pie in the oven. The last years of her life were spent at the home of her daughter and her husband, Sandra and Joseph Turner on Plum Island. She was proud first generation American from Greek parents who immigrated to America from Turkey, she recited the pledge of allegiance and sang” God Bless America” every morning.

Kay’s surviving family members include her daughters Carrie (Souliotis) Law and husband Robert of Haverhill and Sandra (Souliotis)Turner and husband Joseph of Plum Island; grandchildren Jared Law of Haverhill, Nicholas Souliotis and wife Amanda of Amesbury, Joseph Turner Jr. and his wife Mica of Buenos Aires, Argentina and Plum Island, Jonathan Turner of Plum Island and Jennifer Law of Haverhill; great-grandchildren Audra, Elijah and Na-talie Souliotis, Fiona (Law) Ayles and Oliver Turner; aunt to Cheryle Farrar and Jonathan Makroglous both of California; and dear friend to Eleanor Nisbett of Haverhill and Cheryle Follansbee of Newburyport; daughter in-law Patricia (Blouin) Souliotis of Methuen.

Visiting hours are Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 South Main St., Haverhill, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral Services will be Wednesday morning in the Holy Apostles Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church, 154-156 Winter St., Haverhill,  11 a.m. Meet at the church, parking in the rear. Interment follows in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill.