Geraldine M. Christakos

Christakos, Geraldine nee LeVeque, 92 recently of Oak Forest formerly of AZ and FL, passed away peacefully on Aug. 13, 2018. She is survived by her loving family, children: Patricia (Edward) Cichowicz, Michael (Lori) Christakos, Kathleen (John) McNulty, Timothy (Karen) Christakos, Jerry (David) Christakos, Barbara (Ricardo) Quayat; grandchildren: Susan, Michael (Jennifer), Sara (Michael), Shaun (Christi), Patrick, Ryan, Jason, Austin; great-grandchildren: Tyler, Joseph, Cameron, Christian, Dylan, Morgan, and the late Keegan. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Peter Christakos in 2004. Geraldine was born in Chicago. She was an active member in the startup of St. Denis Parish in the Ashburn neighborhood and was President of the Altar & Rosary Guild in the 1960’s. After Geraldine and Peter raised their family, they retired, living both in Arizona and Florida where she enjoyed singing and acting.She was a charter member of the Act 4 Players in Winter Haven, Florida, a Red Hat Lady, and also a member of Sweet Adelines International. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Sat., Aug. 18 at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, 9300 W. 167th St., Orland Hills, IL 60487. Inurnment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to the charity of the donor’s choice. For information or to sign guestbook please visit heartlandmemorial.com or call 708-444-2266.