Yvonne M. Levos, 68, of Watertown, passed away May 18, 2019, at Samaritan Medical Center surrounded by her family.
Yvonne was born February 18, 1951, in Watertown, daughter of Nagia and Hannah Manassa Habeeb. She graduated from Watertown High School in 1969. On October 7, 1973 she married Jerry P. Levos at St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church. Yvonne is predeceased by her husband Jerry and father Nagia Habeeb.
Yvonne was employed at her family’s neighborhood store, The Red & White, on Mill Street and worked alongside her husband & children at their family business, CFM Food Distributors. Yvonne especially enjoyed cooking Greek & Arabic cuisine for her family & friends, especially around Christmas, putting together Food Shows & company picnics at CFM, attending to her home and taking care of her two dogs, Sophia & Tia. Yvonne’s greatest priority was taking care of her husband and two sons. An active member of St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church, she was a former co-chair of the Pastry Committee. Yvonne was a dance instructor at Dee’s Dancing Academy, where she participated in dance reviews and instructed at children’s camps.
Surviving are her mother Hannah Habeeb, two sons, Peter (Beth Ann) and Paul, all of Watertown, a brother Edward (Ann) Habeeb, Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia, a sister Cindy (John) Bufalini, Watertown, her sisters-in-law, Penny Levos, Watertown and Maria Gezerlis, Troy, her nieces and nephews, Michael Bufalini, Maria Bufalini, Greg (Christy) Habeeb, Scott (Julie) Habeeb, Kristin (Michael) Elder, Hannah Habeeb, Spyro (Gina) Gezerlis, Margaret Gezerlis.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 4-7 PM at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc 135 Keyes Avenue Watertown, NY. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 AM at St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church with Reverend Philip Yanulis officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery. Contributions may be made to St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church, 502 Franklin Street, Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com
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St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church
516 Franklin Street, Watertown NY 13601