Alice I. Kalyvas
Alice I. Kalyvas

October 11, 1930 - April 11, 2018
Born in Detroit, MI
Resided in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
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Alice Kalyvas, age 87, died peacefully at home on April 11, 2018. She was born in Detroit on October 11, 1930, the daughter of Harry and Andrea Venettis. She graduated Northwestern High School and worked a short period at General Motors as a secretary. In 1952 Alice Venettis married Leo Kalyvas at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in downtown Detroit. Soon after they began their family and enjoyed 65 years of marriage.

Alice enjoyed golf, playing cards, shopping, gardening, cooking and spending time in Florida. But her family was the most important part of her life. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and they with her. They had a warm and loving relationship.

Alice was a member of the Lochmoor Club and former member of the St. John Hospital Fontbonne.

She is survived by her loving husband, Leo; their three children: Katherine Jerger (Thomas), Tina Jankowski (Thomas) and John Kalyvas (Dawn) and YiaYia to seven grandchildren: Michael, Stephanie, Peter, Matthew, Isabella, Sophia and Alexa. She was predeceased by her parents and brothers, William and Peter Venettis.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 8:00 pm Sunday at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Avenue at Vernier Road in Grosse Pointe Woods. Trisagion prayers Sunday at 6:00 pm. No visitation on Monday. Her body will lie instate at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 21800 Marter Road, St. Clair Shores from 10:00 am Tuesday until the funeral begins at 10:30 am. Interment at Cadillac Memorial Gardens East, Clinton Township.

The family has suggested memorials be made to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 21800 Marter Road, St. Clair Shores, MI 48080.

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A. H. Peters Funeral Home of Grosse Pointe
20705 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI US 48236
Sunday, April 15, 2018
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
21800 Marter
St. Clair Shores, MI US 48080
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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