OBITUARY FROM POST-TRIBUNE, MARCH 5, 2007:
Bessie Vourazeris, age 72, of Portage, IN, passed away on Friday, March 2, 2007. Bessie was born on September 27, 1934 in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of John and Sadie (nee Riggs) Savellos. Bessie was a 1953 graduate of Hobart High School. Bessie was married to John Vourazeris on November 11, 1959 in Athens, Greece. Bessie was a Homemaker and a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. She belonged to the St. Iakovos Greek Orthodox Church and was a member of the Ladies Society of St. Iakovos.
Bessie is survived by her loving family, daughters, Georgia (Robert) Thomas of Griffith, Indiana and Helen (Robert) Starke of Portage, Indiana; son, Jim Vourazeris of Hobart, Indiana; grandchildren, Stefanie Gould, Krisara Strake and Zachary Starke; and other loving family and dear friends. Bessie was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, John Vourazeris on June 10, 2005.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at 12:00 Noon at Rees Funeral Home, Olson Chapel, 5341 Central Avenue, Portage, Indiana with Father James L. Greanias officiating. Burial will follow the service at Calvary Cemetery in Portage, Indiana. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 6, 2007 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and again from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Rees Funeral Home, Olson Chapel, with the Trisagion Service at 7:00 P.M. by Father Greanias. Memorials in Bessie's memory may be made to St. Iakovos Church Building Fund. Please call 219-762-3013 for information or online at www.reesfuneralhomes.com.
This information was obtained from: http://legacy.post-trib.com/obituaries/posttribune/obituary.aspx?n=Bessie-Vourazeris&pid=86726906.