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Mrs. Menda Alexander

February 22, 2012

Menda Alexander (nee Govostis) died February 22. Born April 6, 1914, she was predeceased by her husband, Nicholas D. Alexander, a founder and partner in Alexanders Restaurant of Chicago. Survivors include sons James N. (Cleopatra) and Dean N. (Katherine), two grandchildren, Elizabeth Alexander (Nate Tamarin) and Christopher J. Alexander and her great grandson Nicholas. She was one of five siblings: Meta Parzakonis (Ernest), James C. Govostis (Mary), Michael C. Govostis (Angeline), and Daisy Farmakis (Peter) and aunt to many. A longtime Chicagoan, she loved her family, the arts and world travel.

Funeral Information

Family and friends will meet Saturday morning at St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, 5649 N. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60660 for visitation from 11:30 am until time of funeral service at 12:00 noon. Interment Elmwood Cemetery. Arrangements by John G. Adinamis Funeral Director, Ltd.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Andrew Church would be appreciated.


Service:  St. Andrew Gr. Ortho. Ch

Cemetery:  Map to Elmwood Cemetery

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