Irene Matheos

Irene (Irini) Matheos, 92, of 7 Michael Circle, (Trackside IV), Johnstown, NY, peacefully passed away Tuesday, May 20th, 2014, at Wells Nursing Home following a short illness.

Born November 7th, 1921, in Sineti, Andros, Greece, she immigrated to Canada after marrying Theodore Matheos, who predeceased her on November 7th, 1993.

In her later years she came to Johnstown, NY, to be with her family, whom she cherished dearly.

She is survived by her daughter, Catherine Julius; her son-in-law, Michael Julius of Johnstown, NY; and her granddaughter, Vicki Julius of Burlington, Vermont.

She is also survived by her brother, Demetrios Kontos of Athens, Greece; and many nieces and nephews living in Greece, and parts of the United States and Canada.

Family and friends may call on Thursday, May 22nd, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1 N. Melcher St., Johnstown.

A Greek Orthodox funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 23rd, at St. Theodore’s Greek Orthodox Church, 70 Washington Ave., Gloversville. Father Patric Legato of Albany will officiate.

Interment at Ferndale Cemetery will follow.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her memory to Wells Nursing Home, 201 W. Madison Ave., Johnstown; website:

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