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Elaine J. Hampilos, 76

July 06, 2013

Elaine J. Hampilos, 76, of Millersville, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Hamilton Arms. Born in Beloit, Wisconsin, she was the daughter of the late James and Gladys (Block) Katsaras.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Christ J. Hampilos in 2006.

Elaine was the owner of the former Chris’ Food Market for 31 years (1967-1996) and the owner of Maple Grove Swimming Pool (1977-1986).

She was a longtime member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church where she was a Sunday school teacher for over 25 years. She was a former member of the Daughters of Penelope and the Philoptochos Society.

Elaine was an active member of LARC for many years. She enjoyed working on her farm in Millersville and spending time with her family, especially her two grandchildren.

Surviving; a daughter, Joann C. Hampilos-Torres, of Millersville, three sons, John C. and Christ, Jr. Hampilos, both of Lancaster, James C. Hampilos, of York, two grandchildren Eleni and Christos Torres of Millersville, a sister, Katherine Parthenios, wife of John, of Rockford, Ill, and many nieces and nephews, both here and in Greece. She was preceded in death by a brother William Katsaras.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 10:30AM at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church 64 Hershey Ave. Lancaster, PA 17603 with The Rev. Hector Firoglanis officiating. Viewings will be on Tuesday from 6-8PM with a Trisagion Service at 7PM and again on Wednesday from 9:30-10:30AM both at church. Interment will be in Conestoga Memorial Park. Memorial Contributions may be made in Elaine’s memory to The ARC of Lancaster County 630 Janet Ave. Lancaster 17601 or to The Annunciation Church-Preschool.

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July 12, 2013

Dear Hampilos family, I am praying that you find comfort during this difficult time.  I have fond memories of your mother.  May her memory be eternal.  Maria Hazangeles

July 12, 2013

Chris, Joann, John, James, Eleni and Chris,

I am so sorry for your loss of your mother/grandmother. Reflecting on the many years I was able to know her and to see the love she bestowed on all of you was beautiful to see. May God comfort your heart and bless you with the loving memories that only Elaine could give. You are all in my prayers.

C.Candice L. Roberts

July 12, 2013

Hampilos Family.We are truly sadden of the passing of yourbeloved Mother and Yia-Yia.I remember going into the food market many yearsbuying our Greek food items, while one of thefamily member would greet us at the cash register.Our love, thoughts, and prayers are with all of youat this very sadden time.May our Mother, Yia-Yia’s memory be etenal.Carl & Mary McClune

July 12, 2013

Dear Joanne, John & Chris:I am so, so, terribly sorry to hear of your mom’s passing.You are all in my thoughts and prayers.Much Love,Amy (Ruof) Lakis

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