Bess Poulos (nee Karagianis), 94, of River Forest, died on April 28, 2021. Born on Dec. 23, 1926, she was a successful and pioneering real estate broker for over 50 years, the first woman broker in River Forest.

Bess was the wife of the late Jim T.; the mother of Georgienne Poulos (Emil Plecko), Thalia Poulos (Chris Miller), Tom (Angie) Poulos, Eileen Poulos (Bill Fiscus), and the late Louis (Diane Sclafani) Poulos; the grandmother of Andrea (Rory) Kinnear, George (Laura) Fox, Lenore (Chris) Augustine, Jason (Joannie) Fox, Ted (Michelle) Fox, Valerie Poulos (fiancee Justin Martin), Thomas (Mimi) Poulos, Demitri Fiscus (fiancee Zoe Lewis) and six great-grandchildren; the sister of Michael (Vicki) Karagianis, Kally Rembas Tsatsos, and the late Helen (the late James) Pierce; and the sister-in-law, aunt, cousin, and friend of many.

The funeral service was held May 3 at Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church 2501 S. Wolf Rd. Westchester 60154, followed by interment at Elmwood Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her name to Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church. 

Arrangements were handled by Nicholas M. Pishos Funeral Director Ltd.

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