Demetra Papas, 88, of Indianapolis, IN, formerly of Cincinnati, OH passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. She was born on October 13, 1933 in Nestorio, Kastoria, Greece. She immigrated to the United States in 1959 becoming a naturalized US citizen. Demetra met her future husband, James, in Nestorio, Greece and was married for 62 years. She started her career as a part-time seamstress with Brooks Brothers for a few years and then was employed full-time with The Globe Corporation where she worked for over 20 years prior to retiring. Demetra was a member of Holy Trinity – St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church of Cincinnati.
She was predeceased by her late husband, James, father Michael Pegiou, mother Thomaee (Kokanes) Pegiou, brother, Kosta and sister, Andromachi. Demetra is survived by her loving daughters Helen (Angelo) Papas-Kostarides, Kathy (Michael) Papas-Attia and grand-daughters, Alexandra and Nicolette Attia.
Viewing will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2022 at Holy Trinity – St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 7000 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH with Funeral Services beginning at 12 Noon. Burial will be at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holy Trinity – St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. May Her Memory Be Eternal.