Helen Metrou

Obituary for Helen Metrou

February 5, 1934 - February 9, 2020
Oswego, Illinois | Age 86

Obituary

Helen Metrou, 86, of Oswego, passed away on February 9, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 5, 1934 in Greece, the daughter of the late Evangelos and Vasiliki (Delis) Stamatopoulos.

Helen was a founding member of St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church and a Past President of the Philoptochos Chapter at St. Athanasios.

Survivors include her loving children, Christina Parhas, Bess Metrou, Mary (Ira) Stein and Peter (Christine) Metrou. Helen was a Yiayia to Dimitrios (fiancée Lindsay Hatzis), Theodora (Gary) Miller, Alexander, Lauren, Eleni, Nicholas and Alexandra and two great-grandchildren, Evan and Zoi. She is also survived by her sisters, Betty Gellis, Alice Stavrakis and Nancy Koutsos. Helen was also a proud aunt of many loving nieces and nephews.

Helen was preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 years, Nicholas Peter Metrou in 2016.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 14, 2020 from 9 A.M. until the service hour of 10 A.M. at St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church, 1855 E. Fifth Ave., Aurora, IL. Interment will be at the St. Athanasios Section at Lincoln Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the church.

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