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March 7, 1929 ~ October 31, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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BARBERTON – Katherine Velikoff, age 94 passed away on October 31, 2023.
Born on March 7, 1929 in Albany, NY to the late Thomas and Olga (Moncheff) Alexander, she was a resident of Barberton for the last few years, previously of Copley and West Akron. Katherine retired from Gibson Greeting Cards after 25 years of service and then American Greetings after 5 years as a manager. She was a charter member of St. Thomas Eastern Orthodox Church in Fairlawn and long-time member of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church. Katherine was truly devoted to her love for God, her faith, her country, and most of all her family. Mom, Baba, Kate, we love you so much and miss you so much.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Karl, whom she shared 34 years of marriage with before his passing; son-in-law, Ernest Fouts; sister-in-law, Eleanor Alexander. She is survived by her daughters, Mary Fouts of Burton City, OH, Carole (Rick) DeVault of Barberton, Lori (Mike) Jones of Wadsworth; 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; brother, Vincent Alexander of Norton; other loving family and friends.
A Liturgy will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 11 a.m. at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 3204 Ridgewood Rd., Fairlawn, OH, 44333 with Fr. John Alassaf, officiating. A burial will follow at Mt. Peace Cemetery in Akron, OH. The family will receive friends from 10 am until time of service on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church. Online obituary and guest registry are available at www.zakmonbarrenfh.com