Tewksbury Alice (Coravos) Freitas, 91, of Tewksbury, passed away Friday, November 20, 2015 at Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Freitas who passed away in 1993 after nearly 50 years of marriage.
Alice was born on August 19, 1924 in Lowell and was a daughter of the late Vaios Coravos and the late Efthemia (Natsiopoulos) Coravos. She grew up in Lowell where she was educated in the area schools before graduating from Lowell High School.
For the last 50 years, Alice has made her home in Tewksbury and was a communicant of the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Lowell. Throughout her lifetime, she raised four children and enjoyed spending time with her family. Alice loved company and will always be remembered for her devotion to entertaining family and friends. She always had an open home for family, friends, and extended family. Alice also enjoyed traveling.
Alice is survived by four children, Kathy Freitas and her husband, Bill Masse of Irving, TX, Connie Bissias and her husband, Peter of Harpswell, ME, Dr. Daniel F. Freitas and his wife, Anastasia of North Grafton, MA, and John J. Freitas and his wife, Kimberly of Tewksbury; her grandchildren, George and Alexander Bissias, Katherine, Mary and Nicholas Freitas, and Anthony Freitas. She is also survived by a brother, Andrew Coravos and his wife, Thelma of Dracut; a sister, Dorothea Scondras of Lowell; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Aristides ‘Ted’ Coravos, the late Cynthia Dows, and the late Aspasia ‘Pat’ Arvanites.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HER CALLING HOURS FROM 2 UNTIL 6 P.M. ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22. ON MONDAY, HER FUNERAL WILL BEGIN AT 12 NOON AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. HER FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE OFFERED AT TRANSFIGURATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, 25 FR. JOHN SARANTOS WAY, LOWELL AT 1 P.M.. BURIAL IN ST. MARY CEMETERY IN TEWKSBURY.