Cassie T Balutus
May 19, 1923 – April 4, 2015
Cassie Balutus, 91, of Manchester, NH, died April 4, 2015, at Villa Crest Nursing & Retirement Center, after a period of declining health. She was born in Manchester, NH on May 19, 1923, she was the daughter of Stergios and Constance (Spanos) Tsoirbas. Mrs Balutus, was a graduate of Manchester High School Central, Class of 1941. After graduating, Cassie worked at Grenier Air Force Base and went on to work as a commercial seamstress at Westfield Knitting Mills and Pandora Industries. She was a lifelong member of St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral where she was part of both the Anagenesis Society and the NOA Club, and where she enjoyed volunteering at the Glendi Fesitivals. A loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, she especially loved spending time with her family. Family members include her daughters Connie Boardman of Concord, NH, and Kathy Soulios, and her husband, Dimitrios Soulios of Manchester; three grandchildren, Andrea, Cassandra, and Eliana Soulios; her great-grandchildren, Elisandra Torruella and Dimitrios Perkins; her sister, Julia Damalas of Manchester, NH and several nieces, nephews and dear friends. Cassie was predeceased by her husband of 35 years, Andrew, her brothers James and Alexander Tsiorbas; and her sisters, Fannie Haniotes and Angie Lewis. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Villa Crest Nursing & Retirement Center, for all of their help and support during her final years. Services: Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM in the Cain & Janosz Funeral Home and Cremation Service 74 Brook St corner of Pine St. The Trisagion Service will be conducted at 6:00 PM. The funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 AM in St George Greek Orthodox Cathedral 650 Hanover St. The burial will be held in Pine Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to St George Cathedral 605 Hanover St Manchester, NH 03104.