OBITUARY

Capetanakis, Maria

Orangeburg, NY - Tappan Location


Maria Capetanakis, a long-time resident of Tappan and Orangeburg, NY, passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021 surrounded by her family.

Maria was born in Kalamata, Greece on August 17, 1929 to George and Ekaterini Capetanakis. She immigrated to the United States in her early 20s, where she entered the Banking Industry as a bookkeeper. Despite the hurdles women faced at the time, Maria persevered and retired as Vice President of Commercial Letters of Credit at First National State Bank.

Maria was a selfless, loving, and spirited individual who loved the novels of Nicholas Sparks and Danielle Steele and had an enthusiasm for gardening and word searches.

She is predeceased by her four siblings, Effie, John, Stavriani and Panagioti, and survived by her sister-in-law, Kitty. She was a devoted aunt to her seven nieces and nephews, nine great nieces and nephews and two great-great nieces and nephews.

She was tremendously loved and will be greatly missed.

Visitation will take place at the Moritz Funeral Home in Tappan on Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 11:30am – 1:30pm.