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Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 9:30am at the Historical St. John Lutheran Church 1429 Mahoning Avenue, with Rev. D. Gary Schreckengost officiating, for Lillian Asimakopoulos, 91, who passed away peacefully with her family by her side on August, 27, 2018. Lillian was born January 19, 1927, in Youngstown, a daughter of John and Julia (Kovachik) Ratay . She was a graduate of Chaney High School and worked for Packard Electric until the day she retired in 1982.
Lillian attended the Historical St. John Lutheran Church where she was a lifelong member of the Ladies Alter Guild. She was also a lifelong member of the Order of Eastern Star and The Lake Milton Boat Club. Lillian had a vibrant spirit and loved life, always enjoying the time she spent with her beloved family and friends. She was an avid golfer and she loved to travel and dance. Always a sophisticated woman, Lillian was known for her impeccable style, class and charisma.
Surviving to cherish her memory are her son, David (Melissa) Galla of Houston, Texas and her daughter, Diane Weinberger of Austintown, five grandchildren Jason, Michael, David John Galla Jr. (DJ), Frankie, Josh and two great grandchildren Olivia and Alexander, and many extended family & friends who loved her dearly. She was preceded in death by parents; her first husband, John Galla Jr. who passed in 1975; her second husband, Lee Asimakipoulos, who passed in 2008; two sisters, Alice Powell and Ethel Lerch, and two brothers Paul and John Ratay. She will forever remain in our hearts.
Friends will be received on Friday, August 31, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, Inc., Youngstown, Ohio and again on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 9:00 am at the Historical St. John Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church.