Cleopatra Pangos Gosdis, 70, passed away January 25, 1991 in a Salt Lake City hospital.
She was born October 22, 1920 in Winterquarters, Utah to Gust Pol. Pangos and Helen Kastanis Pangos. She graduated from Granite High School in 1938 and married Harry Christ Gosdis June 9, 1940 in the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. They were married for 47 years. He preceded her in death in December 25, 1985. She raised a family of six boys, and lived in the community of South Salt Lake for over 50 years. She touched many lives with her kindness. Mom's door was always open to family or friends. Before marriage she worked as a nurses aid for Dr. Fraizer at the Bingham Hospital in Bingham Canyon, Utah.She loved to sing, and she performed on the Major Bowes Amateur Hour, and on KDYL Radio Station where she dedicated a song to her sister and brother-in-law. Our mother could have had a career in singing, but she choose to raise a family instead. Having six boys was our mother's true devotion to life. Her greatest goal in life was to love and care for her family until her last breath. Her love and devotion as a mother and friend will never be replaced. We will all love and miss you, without you our hearts will be empty.
She is survived by her sons, Chris Harry, Gus Deno, Theodore Harry, Nick Harry, all of Salt Lake City; sisters, Vickie Loukas, Salt Lake City; Goldie Tibbs, Salt Lake City; Sylvia Park, Salt Lake City; Mary Crebs, Midvale and 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, father, sons, Steven H., Baby Gosdis; brothers, Angelo and George.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 31st at 12 noon at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 279 So. 300 West. Friends may call at Deseret Mortuary, 36 East 700 South, Wednesday 6-8 p.m. with Prayer Service at 7 p.m. Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
From this day forth our lives, as your sons, will be dedicated to keeping your memory alive, with love your sons.
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