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Born in East Peoria, IL on Sep. 18, 1920
Departed on Apr. 30, 2017 and resided in East PEoria, IL.
Visitation: Monday, May 8, 2017
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Service: Monday, May 8, 2017
12:30 pm
Cemetery: Springdale Cemetery
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Leatha Callas, age 96, of East Peoria, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Heartland Health Care Center of Peoria.

Leatha was born on September 18, 1920 in East Peoria, IL to Louis and Helen (Thimalee) Maliongas. She married John Callas on August 2, 1951 in Peoria and he preceded her in death on September 18, 1994. Also preceding her in death are her parents and eight siblings.

Surviving are her sons, Timothy Callas of Indianapolis, IN and James Callas of Peoria, IL; two grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and 21 nieces and nephews.
Leatha worked for Bergner's in Sheridan Village for 30 years, retiring in 1993. She was a member of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church where she sang in the choir and was involved in the Holy Cross Society and was a Daughter of Penelope. Leatha was a loving wife and mother to her children. She was a great cook and gardener and she always had a freshly prepared meal on the table.

Service will be held on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 12:30pm at All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Peoria with Father Michael Condos officiating. Visitation will begin at 11:45am at the church. Burial will be at Springdale Cemetery in Peoria. Memorials may be made to her church.

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