BALLAS KATINA (nee: Kolidas)

87, passed away on May 22, 2016, at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. Katina was born in Andros, Greece and resided there until 1962 when she moved to Jersey City, where she stayed until 1973 and then moved to Bayonne. She was a seamstress working for Variations in Bayonne, LaBelle Boutique in Jersey City and Perlyn Fashions in Bayonne before retiring. Wife of the late Maximos D. Ballas. Mother of Ann M. Ballas, and Demetrios “Jim” Ballas and his wife Maureen (nee: Harz). Grandmother of Maxwell and Nolan Ballas. Sister of Anna Tountas and the late Niko Kolidas, Nitsa Panagiotopoulos, and George Kolidas. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Katina’s memory to Evangelismos Greek Orthodox Church. Funeral arrangements by G. KEENEN O’BRIEN Funeral Home, 984 Avenue C.

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