Marina was born on June 7, 1938 in Durham, NC to Nicholas and Koula Gregoris. She graduated from Pharmacy School from the University of South Carolina in 1961. She then moved to W.P.B, Fl where she met and married Peter E. Petrou. She had two beautiful Children, Christina and Anastasia. The family lived on Singer Island, which she called “God’s Country” for many years of happiness and joy. Marina lived a life of love for her family, friends and her beloved St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church. She gave so much of herself and time to her family and friends and loved every minute of it. As many know, She was definitely a social butterfly and a glamour queen. Marina was a true Greek in every sense of the word, half Spartan and half Cretan. She was a proud Greek and gave a lifetime to her church. She served as President of the Philoptochos several times, sang in the choir , cleaned church chandeliers, decorated the ephitaphio, worked festivals and served as the President of the church board in the 1990’s. She was also the first woman president of the pharmacy association in the state of Florida in 1969. Marina had a love for the opera and served as the President of the W.P.B Opera Guild in the early 1980’s.
Marina was a beautiful person inside and out and will always be remembered with a gorgeous smile on her face and having a generous loving heart. She is now a bright Superstar in heaven.
She is survived by her loving daughter, Christina Petrou, daughter Anastasia Kezman, son in law Scott Kezman and four grandchildren, Annika Kezman, Isabel Kezman, Dean Kezman and Neal Kezman.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM to 12 Noon followed by a 12 Noon Funeral Service on Saturday, February 6, 2021, at St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church, 110 Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach, Florida, 33405. Entombment will follow at The Gardens of Boca Raton.
In Lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made, in Marina's name, to her beloved St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church.
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St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church
110 Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach FL 33405