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Helene Arges

June 17, 1924 February 2, 2019
Helene Arges
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Helene (Nitsa) Arges, 94, of Highland IN, passed away February 2, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Steve J. Arges. They shared a married life of 67 years. She was born in Tripolis Greece as one of six children to Vasiliki and Dimitrios all of whom preceded her in death. Steve and Helene had four children but faced a tragic loss of the youngest child Peter who passed away due to illness at the age of four. She is survived by the remaining children Betty (CG) Voukidis, George (Patricia) Arges, and Demetria (George) Bakris; 9 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren. Surviving in-laws include Gus (Demetra) Arges, Ismini (late Chris) Arges, Katina (late Bill) Kotsis, Maria (late John) Kotsis; and Kiki (late Sotiros) Kotsiopoulos. She was an Aunt to numerous nieces and nephews; and godmother to several godchildren. She was a life-long friend to many and will be missed by all. She served in various charity organizations including President of the St. Demetrios’s Ladies Society and an officer in the Philoptochos Society. Her main love was being a homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery, knitting, babysitting and was an exceptional cook of Greek cuisine. Visitation is on Thursday from 3:00-8:00pm at BURNS-KISH FUNERAL HOME, 8415 Calumet Ave. Munster, IN, a Trisagion Prayer Service will be held Thursday evening at 7:00pm. Funeral service will be held on Friday February 8, 2019 at 10:00 am directly at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 528 77th Ave. Schererville, IN (intersection of 77th & Lincolnwood), with Rev. George Pappas officiating. At rest, Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond IN. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. George Greek Orthodox Church of Schererville, IN.

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3:00 PM 2/7/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Munster Location

8415 Calumet Avenue
Munster, IN 46321

Munster Location
8415 Calumet Avenue Munster 46321 IN
United States





10:00 AM 2/8/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. George Greek Orthodox Church

528 West 77th Avenue
Schererville, IN 46375

St. George Greek Orthodox Church
528 West 77th Avenue Schererville 46375 IN
United States

Cemetery Details


Elmwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

1413 169th St.
Hammond, IN 46324

1413 169th St. Hammond 46324 IN
United States

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