Mildred Yelton Comninaki , of Seven Lakes, the widow of Siverin P. Comninaki , passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the age of 92 in Pinehurst, NC. Mrs. Comninaki was born and raised in Pensacola, NC and completed nursing school at Lees-McCrae College before joining the Army in World War II as a nurse. Her nursing career took her to England with the Army, and after she mustered out, she worked in New York City and then New Orleans, Louisiana. During her Army duty, she met her future husband when they were both stationed at Ft. Bragg. When he came home from the war, he courted her in New Orleans, and following that, they married and moved to Norfolk, VA where they started their family and she became a homemaker and fulltime mother of five. The family moved to Virginia Beach in 1954 and remained there until 1984, when they moved to Seven Lakes, NC. Mrs. Comninaki was an avid golfer, bridge and Scrabble player. She is survived by her children, William Y. Comninaki and his wife Tricia, Lauritz P. Comninaki and his wife Kaye, John S. Comninaki and his wife Kathy, Janet C. Lundin and her husband David, and M. Louise Comninaki, as well as her six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the Chapel in the Pines, 518 Seven Lakes Road, Seven Lakes, NC 27376 (910) 673-2156. A reception will follow in the Chapel’s social hall.
Memorial donations may be made to The Foundation of FirstHealth , Hospice and Palliative Care, located at 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374 - (910) 695-7500.
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Boles Funeral Home of Seven Lakes is serving the family.