Sofia (Kyranos) Aevazelis

Sofia (Kyranos) Aevazelis, 89, a resident of Quincy since 1980, died on Friday, December 17, 2010.  She was the wife of the late John Aevazelis

Born in Greece on August 23, 1921, she was the daughter of the late John and Maria (Tsismeli) Kyranos.

Mrs. Aevazelis immigrated to the United States in 1966 and was employed at the Green Shoe Company in Roxbury for many years.

She was longtime member of St. John’s Church in Boston and then St. Catherine Church in Quincy and Braintree.  Mrs. Aevazelis was a devoted member of Red Sox Nation.

Loving mother of Sandy Zalios and her husband Kostas of Milton and Demetrios Aevazelis and his wife Lefki of Taunton. Survived by brothers; Nicholas of Wollaston, Kostas of Milton, Christos of Lakeville, George of Raynham, Euripides of Greece ; sister Elizabeth Kastrounis of NJ.  Devoted grandmother of Katherine Wood and her husband Paul of Hanover, John Aevazelis of New Bedford, Sophia Smoley and her husband Joseph of Rye, NY, Cristina St. Pierre and her husband James of Berlin, MA and  Evan Zalios of Milton .Also survived by two great grandchildren, Kostaki and Karina Wood of Hanover and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service will be held in St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church, 119 Common St. Braintree on Wednesday, December 22 at 10:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave. Milton, Tuesday, 4-7 PM.  Interment Pine Hill Cemetery, In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Aevazelis’s memory may be made to St. Catherine’s Building Fund, 119 Common St. Braintree, MA 02184