Starke, Marika Arvanitis
Birth: Thursday, May 06, 1937 in Chester, Pennsylvania
Residence: Lusby, Maryland
Death: Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the age of 79
Laid to Rest: in the St. John Vianney Catholic Church Cemetery, Prince Frederick, Maryland
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Marika Starke of Lusby, MD passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at Calvert Memorial Hospital, at the age of 79. She was born on May 6, 1937 in Chester, PA, to Mary Blanche (Turner) and John D. Arvanitis. Marika enjoyed making ceramics, doll collecting, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
She was the loving mother of Mary Weaver and her husband Jim, Darlene Boyd and her husband John, Karen Zonis and her husband Bill and Paul Starke, Jr. She was the devoted grandmother of Carrie Johnston, Erin Smart, John Boyd, Andrew Zonis, Jessica Zonis and Prescott Starke. Marika was the proud great-grandmother of Cortney and Jordan Soppa, Colby and Cam Smart and Cammie Boyd. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004. Arrangements by Lee Funeral Home.