Evangelia "Angie" (Mavridis) KarabogiasMarch 25, 1939 ~ April 16, 2017 (age 78)
Evangelia Karabogias “Angie”, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, April 16, 2017. She was born on March 25, 1939 in Makrihori, Greece to Vasilios and Eleni Mavridis. Evangelia came to the United States at the age of 19 after having lost both her parents. She met and then married her beloved husband Nondas “Pete” Karabogias on June 28, 1959 in Toledo, OH. Together they ran the Plantation Motel for over 25 years. She was well known for her infectious smile and laughter, and her heart of gold. Evangelia was an amazing cook but her love for traveling was one of her greatest joys. She loved to sing and dance to Greek music, wear red, swim, and she idolized the sun. She was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral and Young at Heart.
She is survived and will be deeply missed by her husband of 58 years, Nondas; children, Georgia (Chris) Rongakis, Nick, and Elaine; grandchildren, Jim (fiancé Vicki), Leah (Matt) Simko, and great-grandson, Jackson whom she absolutely adored. Brothers, Kyriakos (the late Stella) of Athens, Greece, and Konstantinos (Argyro) of Southgate; extended family and long-time friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Family will receive guests at Reeb Funeral Home at 5712 Main St. Wednesday, April 19, from 2 – 8 p.m. where Trisagion prayers will be offered at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral at 11 a.m. followed by interment at Toledo Memorial Park. The family would like to thank Ebeid Hospice for the extraordinary care she received, especially Meg and Renee. Memorial tributes may be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Online condolences can be made at www.reebfuneralhome.com.