Alfreda “Fritzi” W. Rousos, 85, of Sylvania passed away November 16, 2020 at Vibrant Life Senior Living in Temperance, MI. She was born November 10, 1935 in Toledo, Ohio to William and Efthymia (Soterako) Manousos. Fritzi married Michael Rousos on May 8, 1955 and they were blessed with four sons.
Fritzi graduated from Whitney High School in 1953 and took classes at The University of Toledo while taking vocal training. She had a beautiful voice and sang with the Toledo Choral Society, Toledo Opera and with Holy Trinity’s choir as the lead soprano until 2005 and was the choir director in the mid-1960s. She worked at Toledo Public Schools administration office for many years. Fritzi was fluent in 4 languages, including Greek, German, Italian and English. She was an avid reader, loved to cook, enjoyed trips to New York to shop and see shows, but she especially loved being with her family.
Fritzi is survived by her sons; George (Amy), Ted (Annette), Bill (Mary) and Jim (Becky); grandchildren, Michael, Dory, Eleni, Cassandra, Arris, William, Dimitri, Demetrios, and Constantine; and brother, Michael. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Mike; and granddaughter, Olympia.
Graveside services will be Friday, November 20, 2020 at 11am at Toledo Memorial Park. Tributes in Fritzi’s name may be made to the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. The family would like to thank the staff of Vibrant Life Senior Living for their excellent care of Fritzi.
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