Anastasia (Anna) Aravides, longtime resident of San Pedro and Rancho Palos Verdes, was born on September 27, 1910 in Cappadocia, Turkey. She passed away peacefully at home on September 18, 2011, just 9 days shy of her 101st birthday. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas; her parents, sister, two brothers and grandson, Steven. Anna is survived by her daughter, Fifi; her grandchildren, Nicholas II (Cheryl), Annamarie and Dan; and her great grandchildren, Nicholas III and Jennifer. A visitation will be held at White & Day Colonial Mortuary in Redondo Beach on Thursday September 22 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm with the Trisagion at 6:00 pm. The funeral will be held Friday, September 23 at 11:00 am at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church on Knob Hill in Redondo Beach. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Redondo Beach.

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  1. May you rest in peace. I just wrote my daughter Christina Smith saying “hello” and happy birthday. I am so glad my daughter knew Anna and loved her. One lovely person. Vince Smith Lehighton, PA

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