SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

February 17, 2014

Georgia Maihos, 93


Beverly — Georgia (Mirageos) Maihos, 93, of Beverly, wife of the late James J. Maihos, died peacefully on Thursday, February 13, 2014, at Beverly Hospital. Mrs. Maihos was born in Lynn, the daughter of George Mirageas of Kollines, Greece, and Helen (Kalavritinos) Tilas of Kalamata, Greece. Mrs. Maihos was raised in Peabody, and was a graduate of the Peabody High School, Class of 1937. She was a member of St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church and the Philoptochos Athena. She was a longtime resident of Beverly and spent summers in Salem, N.H.

She was employed at Sylvania, Loring Avenue, Salem, as a hand winder of incandescent light bulbs for 14 years, until she left to raise her family.

She is survived by two sons, John J Maihos of Beverly, and George E. Maihos, and his wife, Renee, of Salem, N.H.; one stepdaughter, Dorothea Ingalls of Hamilton; one sister, Anastasia Diminture and her husband, John, of Peabody; three sisters-in-law, Pauline Tilas, Mary Tillas and Mary Franggos; three grandchildren, Jessie, Leah and Andrew Maihos; and four godchildren, John Tilas, Peter Franggos, Melanie Gargas, and Jim Yavorski. She also had nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild, all by marriage; several nieces and nephews; and two longtime friends, Helen Clark of Danvers, and Susanne Hughes of Somerville. She was the sister of the late Charles Mirageas, William Mirageas, Nicholas Tilas, Ann Sakelakos, Christos Tillas, and Stephen Tilas; and stepmother of the late Barbara Hayes.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral Services will be held at St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church, 5 Paleologos St., Peabody, on Wednesday, February 19, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Campbell–Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, North Beverly, will be on Tuesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be held in the Wenham Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to St. Vasilios Church, 5 Paleologos St., Peabody, MA 01960. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.