Petrakis, Helen Marie, a 35 year resident of Torrance, passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2006. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, Helen was 79 when she died. Helen worked as a waitress at the San Franciscan Restaurant in Torrance and also at the former Wooden Shoe Restaurant in Redondo Beach. She is survived by Son, Chris (Tracey Schuster) Petrakis of Los Angeles, CA; Son, Mel Petrakis of Warsaw, IN; Brother, Peter Kosap of Youngstown, OH; Sister, Julia Pastello of Austintown, OH; 2 Grandchildren, and 5 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her Husband, Henry Petrakis, formerly of Torrance, CA. A Memorial Service will be at White & Day Colonial Chapel in Redondo Beach on Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at 4pm. Burial will be private.

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  1. With deepest sympathy. I will cherish her memories forever. Whenever I dust, which isn’t as often as she would have liked, I always think of her:)

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