WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Sylvia M. Smales, 91, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at the Hospice House in Poland.
Sylvia was born August 7, 1930, Fourni, Greece, the daughter of Emmanuel and Kalliopi Meligaris.
Sylvia came to Warren in 1954 and retired in June 1982 from Packard Electric from the assembly line after 20 years.
Sylvia was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Warren and also belong to the YASSOU Club.
She enjoyed cooking, going to casinos and traveling to California to visit her children. Her children were the light of her life.
Sylvia is survived by her children, Sophia Margetis and Gust “Dino” Smales, both of Los Angeles, California and Colette Smales, who was her caretaker whom she lived with of Warren and numerous nieces and nephew.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, George G. Smales, whom she married November 29, 1952 and passed away January 2, 1987; two brothers, Demetrios and Emmanuel Meligaris and two sisters, Irene Meligaris and Daphne Markakis.
Family and friends may pay their respects Monday, October 25, 2021, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High Street NE, Warren, OH 44481. A service will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Father Constantine Valantasis officiating.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Warren.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Sylvia’s name to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High Street NE, Warren, OH 44484.
Arrangements handled by Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel. Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to sign the guestbook and send condolences to the family.
To send flowers to Sylvia’s family, please visit our floral store.
A television tribute will air Monday, October 25 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.