Kathleen M. (Betzig) Mamalis of Tempe, AZ formerly of Lowell
She was married to the late George Mamalis, who died on April 15, 2004.
Born in Snohomish, WA, she was the daughter of the late Cornelius and Caroline Betzig. She graduated from Snohomish High School with the class of 1941 and attended classes at Boston University.
Kathleen worked as a secretary for Hanscom AFB and the Mitre Corporation.
She was a member of the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church of Lowell, the Eastern Star and the Open Arms Church in Scottsdale, AZ.
Kathleen was an avid reader and a lover of travel and sports. She enjoyed writing children’s books and suspense novels. Kathleen was full of life and a true friend to everyone.
She is survived by her sons, Andrew Mamalis of Overland Park KS, John Mamalis and his wife, Cheryl of Chelmsford, Lawrence Mamalis and his wife, Patti of Tempe, AZ, and Charles Mamalis of Plaistow, NH; daughter, Alethea “Lee” Hoch of Nashua, NH; brother, Robert Betzig of WA; sister, Theresa Posey and her husband, Harold of Jonestown, PA; seven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and her beloved dog, Heidi.
She was the sister of the late Andrew Betzig, Arthur Betzig, Benjamin Betzig, Louise Praught and Irene Baisch.
Visiting hours Thursday, April 6, 2017 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Friday, April 7, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA with committal prayers at 11:00 A.M.in the Westlawn Cemetery, Lowell, MA. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in her name to the Merrimack Home Health & Hospice, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.