Mary Andeppa


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Posted Online: Nov. 27, 2012, 6:26 pm
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Mary Asprea Andeppa, 91, of Savannah, Ga., passed away peacefully, on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Rock Island, where she had lived for the past three months.
A Mass will be held at Trinity Anglican Church, 1818 6th Ave., Rock Island, on Friday, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah.
Mary was born and raised in Savannah, the youngest daughter of Jerry and Lucia Asprea Andeppa. She was the manager of her family's grocery store in Savannah and a homemaker whose cooking greatly was enjoyed by all. For many years, Mary was an active member of St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church in Savannah, where she taught Sunday school and did charitable work.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her brother, Denny Andeppa; and sisters, Ethel Maginas and Theodora Andeppa.
She is survived by her nephews, Stephen (wife, Bobette) Maginas, Rock Island, Father Andrew (wife, Elaine) Maginas, West Palm Beach, Fla., and Spero (wife, Irene) Maginas, Pittsburgh, Pa. Also surviving are the nephews' children, including Camille Maginas, Egan Maginas, Emmanuel Maginas, Rene Maginas, Angelo Maginas and Arthur Maginas; and the nephews' grandchildren, Andreas Maginas and Elisavet Maginas.












 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




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