Passed away Saturday May 7, 2022, surrounded by family. Mary was born on May 18, 1922 to the late Christ and Anna Drikakis, in Chicago Heights, Illinois. On January 19, 1946, Mary joined the love of her life, Christos Armenis, in marriage. They enjoyed life together until Christos' passing in 2006. For years, Mary worked in the Kitchen at Bronson Hospital.
Surviving Mary are her daughters, Elaine Armenis, Diane (Ronald) Terpstra; grandchildren, Sheri (Todd) Thunder, Paul (Portia) Frenthway, Steven Link and Aaron Link. Her great grandchildren are Sophia and Cecelia Thunder, Tatum and Parker Frenthway and Preston Link. Also surviving is sister Peggy Gianakis, sister-in-law Elaine Drikakis and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceding her in passing are her parents; husband, Christos Armenis; siblings, James (Irene) Drikakis, George Drikakis; and brother-in-law, Andrew Gianakis.
Visitation will be held in Mary's honor from 5pm to 8pm on Thursday May 12, 2022, at Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial and Cremation Services, 622 South Burdick Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007. A Funeral service will take place the following morning, Friday May 13, 2022, at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 507 South Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007, at 10am. A private family graveside service will take place following the service.
In Lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church or Centrica Care Navigators (Hospice).