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Obituary for Polixeni Kaplanis (Tzotsis)

Polixeni Kaplanis, 90, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday August 23, 2020. Born in Itea-Florina, Greece, she moved to Fort Wayne, in 1955. Polixeni was a loving, wife, mother, and grandmother to her family. She loved gardening, flowers, and cooking for family and friends. She was a dedicated member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, where she was a member of the Greek Orthodox Philoptochos Ladies Society, and the Daughters of Penelope. Surviving are her son, Dr. Paul T. (Diane) Kaplanis of Fort Wayne; daughter, Mary Kaplanis of Fort Wayne; son, John (Laura) Kaplanis of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Alex, Matthew (Ashlee) Kaplanis; and sister, Eleni who lives in Greece. Polixeni was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Traianos G. Kaplanis; siblings, Sotirios, Vangeli, and Vasiliki. Service is 11 am, Friday, August 28, 2020 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 110 E. Wallen Road, with calling one hour prior. Calling also at the church on Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 5 pm to 8 pm, with a Trisagion Service at 7 pm. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Masks will be required during calling and funeral. FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services is handling arrangements.