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Obituary for Maria Pettas (Kalathas)

Maria Pettas, age 75, of Fayetteville, PA, died on Sunday, December 22, 2019, as a result of a pedestrian accident in Fayettevlle. Born on February 14, 1944 in Greece, she was a daughter of the late Michael Kalathas and Carol Kanelos Kalathas. Maria was retired as a former co-owner and operator of the Flamingo Restaurant in Fayetteville, where she, alongside her husband Konstantinos, faithfully served many local patrons over the years. A member of St. Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Chambersburg, Maria is survived by her husband Konstantinos G. Pettas of Fayetteville; three children, Georgios Pettas of Fayetteville, Angeliki Pettas of Chambersburg, and Michael (Amanda Butts) Pettas of Chambersburg; two grandchildren, Marielle and Myra Pettas; and 5 brothers: Charle, Tom, George, John, and Tony Kalathas. She was preceded in death by one brother, Nick Kalathas.

Her funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 27, in St. Mary Orthodox Church, 2063 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, with interment following in Norland Cemetery. The family will receive friends during a time of visitation from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 26, in the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home 333 Falling Spring Road Chambersburg, as well the hour prior to the service in the church on Friday.