Catherine Georgianis

Former Flushing resident Catherine Georgianis of Matittuck died Jan. 7 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was 81.

She was born Feb. 12, 1933, in Albania to Vasilios and Agatha Conis.

Family members said she was a homemaker who loved spending time with her family, sewing, cooking, knitting, needlepoint and gardening.

Ms. Georgianis is survived by her husband, Demetrios; her children, Maria Litos of New Hyde Park and Nicholas of Staten Island; her sister Polymneia Babanikas of Bronx; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors Friday, Jan. 9, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Jan. 10, at 9:30 a.m. at Transfiguration of Christ Greek Orthodox Church in Mattituck, officiated by Protopresbyter Father Constantine Makrinos. Interment will take place at Cutchogue Cemetery.