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Gloria S. Gekas

Thursday, March 19, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Gloria S. Gekas, 81, of Macungie, died March 14, 2020, surrounded by her family at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of George G. Gekas. They were married for 60 years. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Vera (Charles) Stratos.

She was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Bethlehem and active with the Ladies Philoptochos of the Cathedral.

She and her husband raised their family in Greenwich, Conn. and was an active member of Archangels Greek Orthodox Church, Stamford, Conn. and a member of Ladies Philoptochos in Stamford.

She was a member of Innis Arden Golf Club in Old Greenwich, Conn.

She enjoyed playing the piano and was a gifted painter using oil and acrylic paints as a medium.

She is survived by sons, Ted and his wife, Katherine and Dean and his wife, Sarah Biller, all of Dublin, N.H.; daughter, Catherine and her husband, Bryan Carey, of New York City, N.Y.; grandsons, Alex, Gabriel, Paul and Bryan.

Contributions may be made to Ladies Philoptotochos of St. Nicholas, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center or Ladies Philoptochos of the Archangels Greek Orthodox Church.

Due to the current national health crisis, the funeral service will be private. However, the funeral service will be livestreamed March 19 from St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, using the following www.stnicholas.org/gekas. Access will begin 11:45 a.m., 15 minutes prior to the funeral service.