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Elizabeth M. "Boots" (Sadak) Alevras
April 29, 2020


WEST SPRINGFIELD – Elizabeth M. “Boots” (Sadak) Alevras, 95, of West Springfield and a winter resident of Holiday, Florida was Called Safely Home on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. She passed into Eternal Life at Agawam Healthcare tragically from the COVID-19 virus with her beloved sister, Susie “Patty” Cotton by her side. She was born in Agawam on January 31, 1925, a beloved daughter of the late James and Jennie (Solomon) Sadak. She was raised in Agawam and attended Agawam High School. She moved to Holiday, Florida in March of 1993 and returned to West Springfield in 2015. She was an administrative assistant for 20 years at the Massachusetts Career Development Institute in Springfield and retired in 1989. She previously was employed at the Kay Harvey Beauty Academy and Hair Design as well as the Springfield Armory. She was a communicant of Saint Anthony Maronite Catholic Church in Springfield where she was a member of the Saint Anthony Women’s Guild. She enjoyed her quiet time reading and crocheting. Above all, Elizabeth loved spending time with her family and friends. She was predeceased by her beloved husband and best friend, Charles G. Alevras who was Called Home on May 12, 2002. They were married at Saint Anthony Maronite Catholic Church on July 8, 1944 and were blessed with over 57 years of happiness together. She leaves her two loving and devoted daughters, Joanne J. Siller and her husband, Gerd, of West Springfield and Carol A. Hillios and her husband, Stewart, of West Springfield and Florida; her loving daughter-in-law, Kathy Alevras of West Springfield; her seven cherished grandchildren, Lisa Morin, Kristin Siller and his partner, Veronica Squires, Jennifer Saad and her husband, Lou, Joel Rulnick and his wife, Erin, Sarah Alevras, Kate Germain and her husband, Michael, and Nick Alevras; her 12 cherished great grandchildren; her two dear sisters, Ann “Noonie” Malkoon of West Springfield and her companion, Victor Joseph of Agawam, and Elmyra “Emmy” Harbey of West Springfield; and her many dear nephews, nieces, cousins, friends and extended members of the Alevras and Sadak families. In addition, her family would like to thank Gieng and Anna Du and their family for their love and support. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her loving son, George J. Alevras who was Called Home on February 17, 2020; her two dear brothers, Joseph Sadak, Sr. and Fred Sadak; and her four dear sisters, Mary Nardozzi, Eve Chasteen, Josephine Kennedy, and Susie J. “Patty” Cotton who was Called Home just a few short minutes after her sister on Wednesday of the same tragic virus. Her family would like to express their deep appreciation to the staff at Agawam Healthcare for their care and compassion for Elizabeth. Funeral services will be private. Her funeral arrangements are entrusted to the St. Pierre – Phaneuf Springfield Chapels, (413-737-1177), 7 Chapin Terrace, Springfield, MA 01107. Her family requests that memorial donations be made in her memory to Saint Anthony Maronite Catholic Church, 375 Island Pond Road, Springfield, MA 01118. For more details and to leave her family a condolence message, please visit:

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St. Pierre-Phaneuf Springfield Chapels
7 Chapin Terrace
Springfield, MA 01107