Anastasia M. “Tassie” Predaris died on April 10 of complications from cancer.
She was born in Bangor, Maine on Oct. 26, 1926.
She was the youngest child of George Spero and Marigo(Limberis) Predaris, who were immigrants from Vamvakou, Sparta, Greece.
She left Bangor after graduating from Bangor High School, class of 1944.
In 1947, she moved to Summerville, Mass., where she worked until 1978.
Within a year she and her two sisters and their spouses, Rena and Peter Christakos, and Aphrodite and Henry Preston, moved to Sebastian.
Anastasia never married but led a full and busy life with family and friends.
A dependable and fiercely independent woman, she led her life with purpose and fulfillment.
She spoke Greek quite well.
She loved to entertain and did so while maintaining the Greek traditions of hospitality and good food.
She was a faithful follower of her Greek Orthodox religion and kept the holy days and fasting with great reverence.
She worked diligently for the well being of St. Nicholas Church and could be seen selling Greek pasties at all the festivals every year before her illness.
She will be missed by her friends and family of nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and two sisters in law, Georgia Paul, of Bangor, Maine and Mary Predaris, of New Bern, NC.
Contributions in her memory may be made to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 2525 South 25th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34981.
Funeral service will be at St. Nicholas on April 14 at 10:30 and burial at Sebastian Cemetery.
Arrangements by Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory, Sebastian, FL.