Thursday, 27 March 2014 00:00
Josephine Spirakos, age 86, died peacefully following a brief illness on March 16, 2014 at Tranquility House Community Hospice in Austell, GA. Devoted mom of Donna and Jim. Proud grandma of James Jr. and Sarah. Survived also by adopted brother Wally and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by Jean, her loving husband of 60 years, natural parents Michael and Catharina Krakowiak, sisters Nellie Ray and Lottie Turem, adoptive parents Wallace and Anna Lempicki, adopted brother Richard. A lifelong resident of LI, Jo dedicated her life to family, church, friends, and the pursuit of beauty and perfection in her beloved art and in all aspects of life. Her compassion and generosity will be missed by all. Funeral Mass at the Church of St. Hyacinth. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please send your kind donations to Save the Children Federation, Inc. 54 Wilton Rd, Westport, CT 06880 or Doctors Without Borders, USA PO Box 5030 Hagerstown MD 21741. McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home.