Constantina “Dena” Feagley, 85, of Erie, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 5, 2018 at Walnut Creek Healthcare Center. She was born in Erie on December 29, 1932 to the late Paul and Helen Flengas.
Dena graduated from East High School in 1950 and worked at General Telephone and American Sterilizer. She married her husband, Glenn, in 1955 and celebrated 58 years of marriage prior to his death in 2014. She was a bookkeeper for his trucking and gravel business and recently helped her daughter, Helen, at Nelson-Lynwood Nursery.
Dena enjoyed being with people and often visited family and friends in hospitals and nursing homes. She was a member of the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church and was active in the choir, the Greek Ladies Philoptohos Society and helped with baking Greek pastries for the annual Panagyeri Festival.
Dena enjoyed being physically active, especially playing tennis, swimming and water aerobics. She liked gardening, cooking and having family get-togethers. In addition, Dena especially enjoyed traveling to California to see her son, Steve and his husband, Ed. She was also a doting Yiayia to her grandsons, Orrie and Andy.
In addition to her parents, Dena was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn; her sister, Mary and brother-in-law, Taki Papanikos. Dena is survived by her daughters, Maria Spicher (Curt) and Helen Nelson (Jim); her son, Steve Feagley (Ed Ludeman); her grandsons, Orrie Nelson and Andrew Spicher; her sister, Pauline Carperos (Ernie); her brother, James Flengas (Ev); and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks for the compassionate care and support provided to Dena by the staff, doctors and nurses at Walnut Creek and Great Lakes Hospice.
Friends may call at the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. , 4216 Sterrettania Rd., on Monday from 4 pm until the time of the Trisagion Service at 7 pm conducted by Rev. Theofanis Nacopoulos. Private burial will be held at Erie County Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be designated to the family in care of the funeral home.