Helen VLANDIS, 76, of Napa [CA] died Monday at Piners Nursing Home. Mrs. Vlandis was a native of Buffalo NY. She lived in Napa one year and previously lived in Tracy. She was the previous owner of Pete's Liquor Store. She was a member of St. Basil's Greek Orthodox Church, Stockton. She enjoyed horseback riding, knitting and crocheting.
She is survived by her son, John Vlandis of Yountville; brother, Nick Alexiou of Lincoln; sister, Mary Rores of Castro Valley; and two grandchildren. She was preced in death by her husband, Peter Vlandis and son Paul Vlandis.
Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Fry Memorial Chapel, Tracy, with a trisagion there at 7 p.m. A funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the chapel, with burial to follow at Tracy Public Cemetery.
Published in the Modesto [CA] Bee, 9 November 2005.