Elizabeth M. (Tannas) Votruba

August 15, 1952 ~ April 18, 2020 (age 67)

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Elizabeth M. Votruba, of Canton, formerly of West Roxbury and Boston’s South End, passed away peacefully at home on April 18, 2020. She was 67 years old.

Born in Boston’s South End on August 15, 1952 to Tofe M. and Frances M. (Joseph) Tannas.  She was a lifetime parishioner of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church of Boston.  She proudly served on the Parish Council for 14 years, 2 of which were as treasurer. Elizabeth was the Sunday School Superintendent for 17 years and past Chairperson of the regional conference For Diocese of New England. She was a member of the Ladies Society of St. George and served as their treasurer for 2 years.  Elizabeth was also a lifetime member of the Order of St. Ignatius of Antioch.

Elizabeth was the dear and devoted wife of Frank. Loving mother of Kimberly and her husband George, and Michael and his wife Marissa. Cherished grandmother “sittoo” of George F. and Kassiani. Loving sister of Mansour, Theresa and her husband Paul, and Tommy. Daughter of the late Tofe and Frances (Joseph) and daughter in law of Theresa Votruba and the late Walter J. Votruba. Also survived by her loving nieces, nephews, aunt, uncle and many cousins and their families.

Elizabeth’s Funeral Services will be private. The graveside service will be live-streamed from Mt. Hope Cemetery in Boston Thursday April 23, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.  Please see the link below to access the graveside service:       or search Mike Votruba on the Facebook app.

Donations in Elizabeth's memory may be made to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, P.O. Box 320164, West Roxbury, MA 02132.

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West Roxbury, MA 02132


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