Aspasia Gatanas

Aspasia Gatanas (nee Gravanis), 64, of Maywood, passed away at home on Sunday, December 3, 2017. She was born in East Harlem and grew up in NYC. Aspasia raised her family in Westwood and Cresskill, NJ. Beloved wife of Nicholas. Loving mother of three sons, Dimitri and wife Sara of Demarest, Alexander of NYC and Achilles and wife Beth of Haworth. Adored grandmother of Pericles, Steven, Theodore and Zoe. Dearest sister of Emily Anton and the late Basil Gravanis.

Aspasia, together with her family, owned and operated Urban Garden Center in NYC for many years. She was well known and adored by customers and garden aficionados from all over the city. Over the years, she was an active member of her church and children’s schools. She was the most gracious hostess and opened her home to all.

A Funeral Service will be held Friday 10:30 AM at St. Athanasios G.O. Church, Paramus with interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park. Visiting hours are Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050).

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Basil Academy, 79 Saint Basil Road, Garrison, NY 10524,, would be greatly appreciated.


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