Sophia Athena Syskakis

March 24, 2014 38 Condolences Print Obituary

It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that the family of Sophia Syskakis announce her passing on March 21, 2014 at the age of 15 years.

Left to cherish her memory is her father Chris, her mother Marisa (Tomasz); her brother Alexander; grandparents Vittorio and Rita DeLuca as well as numerous relatives and dear friends. She was predeceased by her grandparents Costandino and Zoy Syskakis.

Prayers
7:00PM Thursday March 27, 2014
St. George's Greek Orthodox Church
10831-124 Street Edmonton, AB

The Funeral Rite
10:00AM Friday March 28, 2014
St. George's Greek Orthodox Church
10831-124 Street Edmonton, AB

Entombment
Holy Cross Mausoleum

Memorial Donations 
Stollery Children's Foundation
C/O Paediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Society
8215-112 Street Edmonton, AB T6G2L9

  1. My thoughts are with you all in this very difficult time. God Bless.

  2. Marisa (and family),
    Words cannot express the sorrow we feel for your loss. Sophia was a beautiful vibrant young lady with a spirit that will live on through your sacred memories and in your hearts. May God comfort you in your time of sorrow and in the months to come. You are all in our hearts and prayers and if there is anything we can do for you at all, you need only ask. May she rest in peace.
    Your friends, Tony, Nella, Anthony and Jonathan Papaianni

  3. Our whole family is so sorry for your loss … Our daughter Maya has known Sophia since kindergarten and still can’t believe that she’s gone . May she Rest In Peace and may God help you deal with your unimaginable pain . Our deepest condolences ….

  4. We know that no words can help ease the pain that you are feeling right now. Please know that you are in our every prayer and thought. May the comfort of God help you during this difficult time.

    Wally, Darka, Kassian and Leda Tarnawsky

  5. Marisa and family I am so sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is to lose a loved one at a very young age. Heaven has gained another angel. May she rest in peace. May god give you great strength. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. (Elvan’s sister)

  6. I am very saddened to hear of Sophia’s passing. I remember her so clearly visiting us at Health Communications with her shy smile and curls. Very sorry Marisa and Chris for your loss.
    John

  7. Our sincere and heartfelt condolences to you Marisa and your family. I know that no words can help ease the pain and heartbreak you are going through. Please know we are here for you, you are in our hearts everyday.
    Love Caroline and Steadman

  8. Dear Marisa and family:
    I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Marisa and family. My deepest condolances on the loss of Sophia. My prayers are with you all.

    Glenn

  10. Marisa, Tomasz, Alexander and extended family,

    My deepest sympathy. Marisa you are a great Mom and Sophia had a great life because of you. Take care all. Hugs and kisses. Gail

  11. My Prayers and Thoughts are with Marisa and family.

  12. Marisa:

    So sad to hear about your daughter. May god rest her soul in eternal peace, Amen. You are all in our prayers and thoughts.

  13. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my sincere sympathies. Thinking of you and your family during this difficult and sad time. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.

  14. So sorry for your loss. There are no right words at a time like this but both Bridget and I are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. I hope that this will help over the days and weeks ahead to strengthen your spirit.

    Our wish is that Sophia’s spirit, although with you for a short time, will brighten your days ahead.

    Sorry I can’t be at the services as we are out of town.

    Respectfully,
    Dee-Jay and Bridget King

  15. I am sorry to hear of your loss, Marissa. May all the good memories of your life together help sustain you through your grief.

    My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

  16. Dear Marisa and family, I have no words to express the profound emptiness and sadness I feel on the loss your beloved Sophia. All I can do is send all my love and strength to give a small gift of support during this devastating time. There is no footprint too small to leave an imprint on this world. In sympathy, Heidi

  17. Marisa and Family,
    I am so sorry to learn about you losing your daughter. I pray that the Lord will bless you with comfort and peace at this time.

  18. Marisa and family
    So sad to hear of your loss, no words can ease the pain you must be feeling. My thoughts and prayers continue to be with you as you face each new day. May the memories of times and events with Sophia bring you peace and comfort.

    Brenda

  19. Marisa and family,
    No words can express the sadness I feel for you today. My heart and thoughts are with you.

  20. Marisa:
    I was saddened to hear the news of Sophia’s passing. May your memories of the beautiful life she lived give you peace and comfort in the days and weeks ahead. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  21. My deepest condolences to Sophia’s friends and family.

  22. Marisa – so sorry for your loss.
    Howie

  23. Chris, Marisa (Tomasz), Alex;
    It is with our deepest heartfelt sorrow that we express words of sympathy to you. Our prayer is that God gives you strength and that you draw upon all the love that surrounds you to get through this devastation. May your little angel rest in peace … All our love,
    Michelle, Shyla, Brody and Tasha Bitz.

  24. Marisa, Chris and family,
    We are send our deepest sympathies and love to you and your family in this very difficult time. It just feels like yesterday our girls were flower girls for Dean and Rena’s wedding. Remember her beautiful smile and her love she had for you and the family. For we too will remember her as the beautiful person she was.

    All our love,
    John, Vicki Ganas and family
    Winnipeg, Manitoba

  25. I am so saddened to hear of your tragic loss. May God give you strength and courage to get through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. All our love, Peter and Rana

  26. Marisa – I was saddened to hear the news of Sophia’s passing. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time.

  27. Dear Marisa, my sincere and heartfelt condolences to you and your family. No words can help ease the pain and heartbreak you are going through. All I can say is we are here for you and our prayers are with you. Wishing you peace and courage to face the days ahead. Take care.

  28. Marisa and family
    I was saddened to hear of your loss, no words can ease the pain you and your family must be feeling. My thoughts and prayers are for you.

  29. Marisa (Tomasz), Chris, and Alexander;

    My deepest condolences for your loss of Sophia, I’m so heartbroken! I realize that no words can ease the pain that you are feeling right now and heartbreak you are going through, Sophia was a remarkable beautiful young lady full of life with lots energy, may you find strength and courage to remember the love, happiness, and laughter you all shared and great memories. Marisa I know how much you helped her in her short little life to be the best, and happiest, most convertible that she could be. Sophia is now an angel looking over you and may her strength and courage bring comfort to you and help you find peace in your hearts, for each new day and in the months to come. I’m here for you if there is anything I can do for you at all, don’t ever be afraid to ask. I know how badly she will be missed, she’s resting in peace now. You’re all in my heart and prayers!! All my love Francoise

  30. Marissa,
    We are so sorry of your loss. Our deepest thoughts are with you and your whole family in this very tough time. Sophia was a beautiful ,funny, smart young lady. May she rest in peace.
    Rafal &Edyta

  31. Our deepest condolences to the whole family. We’re very saddened by this news.

  32. Marisa, I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your daughter. My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    John

  33. Marisa, I can’t tell you how saddened I was to hear about your daughter. May God be with you at this time.

  34. Dear Marisa, May God comfort you, and give you strength in this very sad time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
    Diane

  35. Marissa-we don’t know each other but we are old school friends with your husband Tomek. I know that there is no words to help you ease the pain and I know that parents should’t buried their children.I don’t understand why God took your little angel way to soon from you.But I want you to know that people praying for you and your family.Don’t say Goodbye to your daughter-say See you later-she”ll always be your angel.
    Stay strong Marissa and Tomasz
    Rest In Peace Sophia

  36. Chris, I am so very sorry to hear about your daughter Sophia. She was a beautiful girl, and I can’t imagine your pain at this time for I know your kids are everything to you. She was lucky to have a dad like you. Deepest condolences to your family.

    Sincerely, Liz

  37. Marisa and family,
    We were deeply saddened and shocked when hearing of your daughters’ passing. May God grant you strength, peace and serenity to get through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Anna, John and Athena

  38. Marisa, my heart goes out to you as I know that Sophia was a gift in your life. You loved her as deep as any person could. Take care of yourself and may you find strength at this difficult time. Hugs, Edi

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