We Remember Those We Have Lost

Eve Karazikas Exarhakis

OCEAN CITY — Eve Karazikas Exarhakis, age 90, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, in Annapolis.

Eve Exarhakis

Eve Exarhakis

Born in Velvendo, Greece, she was the daughter of the late Pericles “Pete” Karazikas and Anna Karavagelos Karazika. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62 years, Thomas N. Exarhakis in 2010. She is survived by her children, Nicholas T. Exarhakis and his wife Tracy of Annapolis, Stephanie Exarhakis and her wife Jane Morris of Melverne, N.Y. and Anne Trumpower and her husband B.T. of Ocean City. She was an adored grandmother to Chris Trumpower and his wife Jeffra, Brad Trumpower, Eve Nicole Trumpower, David Wehrs and his wife Erica, Tommy Exarhakis and Carolyn Exarhakis. Also surviving is her sister, Helen Karazikas of Washington, DC, and niece, Rana Oktay of Shepherdstown, W.Va.

Eve was a wife, mother and business woman. The family lived in Bethesda until moving to Ocean City in the early 1980’s. She was also a volunteer for 25 years at Suburban Hospital, 15 years at Peninsula Regional Medical Center and Atlantic General Hospital. She was a member of the Philoptochos of St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, DC and St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Ocean City.

A funeral service was held on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Ocean City. The Very Rev. Vasilios Penteridis officiated. Interment followed the service in Evergreen Cemetery in Berlin.

A donation in her memory may be made to St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 8805 Coastal Hwy. Ocean City, Md. 21842, or to Atlantic General Hospital, 9733 Healthway Dr., Berlin, Md. 21811. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com

Dorothy Mae Kupec

SALISBURY — Dorothy Mae Kupec, age 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 26, 2015 in Salisbury, Maryland.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., she was the daughter of Charles Gent and Rose Brooks Gent and was born sixth out of 11 children. She is preceded in death by her husband, George B. Kupec Sr. in 1993.

She is survived by her sons and their wives, George B. and Marsha, Stephen R. and Maureen, Thomas W. and Linda, Ronald J. and Donna, and Kenneth A. and Marlys. There are nine grandchildren, Christina, Stephen, Heather, Justin, Brandon, Evan, Peter, Tabitha and Zachary. There are also 10 great-great grandchildren, Georgie, Clayton, Emma, Lauren, Nate, Levi, Ella, Claire, Kate and Caleb and three beautiful babies on the way. She is also survived by her two sisters and brother, Lillian Hobson, Rosemary Ray, and Charles Gent.

She is preceded in death by her siblings, Raleigh Gent, A.J. Gent, Paul Gent, Woodrow Gent, Genevieve Gent, James Gent and Robert Gent.

Dorothy loved being a full-time mother and wife. She enjoyed doing crosswords and other different word and number puzzles. She enjoyed gardening and swimming in her pool with her friends and family. After the passing of her husband, she began working at Wal-Mart.

The family would like to thank the staff of Salisbury Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for their care and dedication of Dorothy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dorothy’s honor to Ocean City/Berlin Optimist Youth Endowment Fund C/O Richard Caproni 1208 Ocean Parkway Berlin, Md. 21811.

Services will be held at Buzzard Funeral Home in Eau Claire, Pa. Letters of condolence may be shared with the family at [email protected].