Mary P. Childs, 86, of Centerville, died peacefully on July 10, 2015 surrounded by family after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife to the late Richard W. Childs to whom she was married to for 55 years.
Born on November 3, 1928 to Anastasia and Spyros Panesis of Hyannis, Mary was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all who knew her.
Mary was an active member in the St. George Greek Orthodox Church community. She enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking, gardening, reading and taking walks with her cousin, Sadie.
A 1946 graduate of Barnstable High School, Mary went on to work for 40 years for the New England Telephone Company where she began as an operator and moved up to Central Office Technician.
Mary is survived by her daughter and her husband, Anne Marie and Randy Rogers of Medfield; her two granddaughters, Christina Rogers-Nisbet and her husband Alex Nisbet, and Victoria Rogers of Medfield; her sisters, Helen Primpas of Milton, Denise Apostol of Harwichport and Christina Valasakos of San Diego, CA.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 11AM at the St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Rte. 28, Centerville. Visiting hours will be at the John-Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Rd (Rte. 28) Marstons Mills on Wednesday, July 15 from 4-7PM. Burial will be in Mosswood Cemetery, Cotuit.