Fannie D. Papageorge, 91, of Cape Coral, Fla., died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012.
She was born in Hochist, Albania, on May 12, 1921.
Fannie came to America settling in Jamestown, N.Y., with her parents, the late Seraphim and Athena Depas in November 1926. Fannie was the eldest of eight children. She married Theodore Anton Papageorge in December of 1942.
Fannie D. Papageorge
She moved to Lake Worth, Fla., in 1977, where she enjoyed many years of retired happiness. The past four years Fannie lived in Cape Coral with her daughter, Patricia, where she was a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Ft. Myers.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Theodore; her sister Mary Matie; and her brother Gust Depas.
Survivors include her two daughters: Patricia Kemp of Cape Coral, and Cynthia (Harry) Leeser of Pisgah Forest, N.C.; one son, David (Leslie) Papageorge of West Palm Beach, Fla.; five siblings: Christ, Martha, Tom, Simon and William; four grandchildren: Madeleine, Amanda, Ben and Deborah; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great- grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29. 2012, at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 8210 Cypress Lake Drive, Ft. Myers, FL 33919.
Fannie's final journey to join her husband will take place at Palm Beach Memorial Gardens.
Please visit www.fullermetz.com to view Fannie's life tribute and leave a condolence.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Circle, Ft. Myers, FL 33908. May her memory be eternal.