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Anna Tournas

October 28, 2018

Anna Tournas Peabody - Anna Tournas, 93, of Peabody, passed away peacefully, Sunday October 28, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, following a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late William Tournas.
Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of William and Victoria (Campos) Kokalis. She was a lifelong resident of Peabody, and a graduate of Peabody High School.
Anna was an executive secretary for GTE Sylvania in Salem and Danvers for over 35 years. Over the course of her career at Sylvania, she enjoyed teaching Greek dancing to her co-workers during lunch hours.
A lifelong member of St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church, Anna, in her younger years, regularly participated in church functions, festivals, and activities. She was also member of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society. Later in life, she enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, reading novels, watching the Food Network, and visiting the Torigian Senior Center in Peabody, but her favorite endeavor was spending time with her family, especially her three granddaughters.
Anna is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Al and Kathleen Tournas of Westborough; her daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Thomas Leahy Jr of South Berwick, Maine; her beloved granddaughters, Julianne and Amy Tournas and Katie Leahy; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Elizabeth Salvo of Somerville.

Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, followed by her funeral service at 11:30 a.m. at St. Vasilios Church to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody. Expressions of sympathy can be made in her name to St. Vasilios Church, 5 Paleologos St., Peabody, MA 01960. For directions and online obituary, visit
Published on November 7, 2018
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