- On May 17, 2019
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Nellie Apostolos Politis, 90 of McMurray, formally of Verona and Swissvale fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday May 15, 2019. Nellie is preceded in death by her husband Gust, daughter Ann Maria Douris (Stanton) Sister Lottie, Brother Paul, and parents Michael and Sophia. She is survived by her son Manuel (Alexis), grandson Constantine, granddaughters Kassianna, and Rania. Nellie earned a bachelor degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters in Education from Duquesne University. Nellie taught English at Swissvale High School and later at Woodland Hills. Nellie was a talented writer and had a great love for the written word. She had a contagious smile and an inquisitive personality. Nellie’s desire was to have her children and grandchildren stay close to the church and complete their education. Nellie had been a member of Dormitionof the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church in Oakmont and Holy Cross Church in Mt Lebanon
Family and friends are welcome on Sunday May 19, 2019, from 2-8 p.m. at PITTSBURGH CREMATION and FUNERAL CARE, 3287 Washington Rd., McMurray, PA 15317, (724) 260-5546. A Trisagion Service will be held at the funeral home at 6:30 p.m. Additional viewing hours will be held at Holy Cross Church 123 Gilkenson Rd Mt Lebanon, PA Monday May 20 from 10 -11AM with the funeral beginning at 11AM
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Nellie’s name to The Nativity of The Theotokos Monastery, 121 Saint Elias Ln., Saxonburg, PA 16056, Pan-Icarian Foundation or the Holy Cross Church Agapi Fund.
Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.