Eleftheria "Effie" Metakis, of Blauvelt, passed away Saturday January 6th surrounded by her Loving Family. She was 76.
Effie was born in Sparta Greece to Konstantinos and Marigo Selimos. She grew up in Toronto, Canada and later met her husband John at a family reunion in New York. They were married in 1960 in Toronto but moved to the Bronx where they started their family. They moved to Blauvelt in 1972 where Effie opened Effie's Place of Beauty in Pearl River, which she owned and operated for over 30 years.
She is survived by her loving husband John, daughters Donna, Maria (Basil) Konstantinidis, and Despina, her granddaughters Olivia and Zoe who she loved and adored.
Effie is also survived by her sisters Voula, and Lee (Kosta) and her brothers George (Potula) and Jimmy (Effie), her sister-in-laws Tula (Dino), Joanne (Timmy) and Aphrodite, and her Brother-in-law Perry (Aphrodite), and many nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her brother Louie.
Calling hours will be Monday, January 8th from 4 pm - 9 pm at Joseph W. Sorce F.H. Inc., 728 West Nyack Rd., West Nyack, NY. (845) 358-4433 www.sorcefuneralhome.com
A Funeral Service will be held 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 9th at Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 1 Marycrest Rd., West Nyack, NY. Burial will immediately follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, NY.
The family request donation be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 1275 York Ave, New York New York 10065. www.mskcc.org