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Vassiliki "Betsy" Loezos Psalidas

January 28, 1937 ~ January 1, 2019 (age 81)

Vassiliki “Betsy” Loezos Psalidas, 81, passed away Monday, January 1, 2019 in her home.  Vassiliki was born on the Island of Ikaria, Greece on January 28, 1937.  She moved to Gary, Indiana on August 13, 1938.  Her name was Americanized to Betsy Logan.  She married Julius Psalidas on January 19, 1958 at St. Helen & Constantine Greek Orthodox Church in Gary, Indiana.  Vassiliki is survived by her husband, Julius; her son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Michele Psalidas; two grandchildren, Alan and Brycelyn; and her sisters, Alice DeVreese and Frances Kalantzis with their families.  Also surviving are her extended family members D. Neos, T. Weldy and famiy, G. Kallimani and family, C. Polimus and family, P. Rogers and family and the Mosko family. She is also survived by her three best friends, Connie Hume and family, Helen Plensner and Sandra Quinones.  Vassiliki enjoyed traveling to Greece, Mexico and the Caribbean Islands. She also enjoyed road trips in the USA where she and Julius got lost a lot.  Vassiliki loved being at home and cooking Greek meals.  She will be missed by all that knew her. Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, January 5, 2019 in St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church.  Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery.  A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, where a Trisagion Service will be held at 6:00 p.m.  Memorial Contributions may be directed to St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church or  the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.  To send online condolences, please visit


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