Obituary of Ann "Anne" Mantas
Clifton Park- Ann "Anne" Mantas, 79 of Clifton Park, beloved wife of James J. Mantas, entered into eternal life on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at her daughter's home in Niskayuna with the family she loved so much at her side.
Born in Chicago, IL on December 31, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Peter D. and Ritsa (Angelopoulos) Angelos. Ann was married to James J. Mantas on September 20, 1955 and the two have shared a blessed union of love and devotion for over 61 years together.
Ann was an avid athlete and after college she coached basketball, softball, volleyball and cheerleading. She was a longtime member at the Edison Club where she was the former Club champion and member of the Northeast Women's Golf Association. As a loving and dedicated homemaker she loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, they were her utmost priority and focus in her life. Ann was a longtime member of St. George's Greek Orthodox Church in Schenectady.
Ann also worked side by side with her son John at Mike's Restaurant in Schenectady.
Survivors in addition to her husband include her loving children Alexandra Palmer, John (Karen) Mantas, Pamela Mantas all of Niskayuna, her cherished grandchildren Paul (Tiara) Antonovich, Megan (Brian) Whipple, James Mantas and John (Chelsea) Mantas, her adored great-grandchildren Harper Whipple, Tanner Whipple and Paul Antonovich, her sister Jeannie (Donald) Manhard and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.
Ann's funeral Mass will be held celebrated on Friday December 9, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at St. George's Greek Orthodox Church, 107 Clinton Street Ext. Schenectady.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call Thursday December 8, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, 149 Old Loudon Road, Latham.
The Trisagion service will be held Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers and due to cemetery regulations, memorial contributions can be made in Ann's memory to the St. Georges Greek Orthodox Church, 107 Clinton St. Ext., Schenectady, New York 12305
Interment will take place in Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.
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