Mary Solakian of Gilroy, CA Passes Away

Sept. 4, 1929 – Aug. 1, 2013

Mary B. Solakian, 83, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Aug. 1, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late George Solakian, Jr. of Sunnyvale; loving mother of George (Cindy) Solakian of Gilroy, John Solakian of Guam; dearest yiayia of Nicholas of St. Helena and Alexis of Gilroy; dear sister of Charles Samellas of Columbia, S. Carolina and Nicholas Philips of Conyers, Georgia and the late Crete Samellas.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, beginning at 3:00 PM with a Trisagion Service at 7:30 PM at Habing Family Funeral Home, 129 4th St., Gilroy, Ca. Funeral Service on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 10:00 A.M. at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 1260 Davis St., San Jose, CA with burial to follow at Skylawn Memorial Park, Hwy 92 @ Skyline Blvd., San Mateo, CA. Donations to the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church would be preferred. Condolences can be made at

(Posting date 21 September 2013)

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