Athanasia B. Lygdas, age 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 31, 2018. From her birth in Athens, Greece, on July 23, 1934 to her passing on Monday, she nourished people around her with love, faith and laughter. She is survived by her beloved husband Basile Lygdas, daughter Effi and son-in-law Stan, and son Thomas and daughter-in-law Patrizia. She will always be the cherished “yiayia” to grandchildren Stephen, Bill, and Sophia. She is predeceased by her brothers Manoli and Yianni and survived by her brother Giorgio. Athanasia will be deeply missed by her family, extended family, friends, and by all those whose lives she touched. Visitation will take place on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm, and 6pm to 8pm at the Heritage Funeral Centre, 50 Overlea Boulevard. Funeral service will be held on Monday, January 7, 2019, at 11:30am at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 30 Thorncliffe Park Drive. Interment to follow.