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November 18, 2012

Alexandra "Allie" (Peters) Kakides, 87


Bradford — Alexandra “Allie” (Peters) Kakides, 87, of Bradford died Thursday, November 15.

She was born in Haverhill, June 16, 1925, daughter of the late Harry and Rose (Katsirubas) Peters. Educated in the Haverhill school system, Allie was a graduate of Haverhill High School, class of 1943 and class officer her junior year.

Allie’s proudest accomplishment was her children. She worked for 22 years at the former Western Electric and was actively involved in real estate as a broker/realtor since 1960. An entrepreneur, Allie founded Peters Realty and built it into a successful real estate company. Later she merged with the King Davis Agency where she held the well-earned title of Vice President. Up until the present day, she was associated with Ed Mahoney at ReMax Main Street Associates. She served as President for the following organizations; Tilton School PTA, Haverhill High School PTA, Holy Apostles PTA, Rainbow Mothers and the Greater Haverhill Board of Realtors. Allie was the Chairperson of MLS and Realtor of the Year in 1972. She was also involved with the American Cancer Society, the Quota Club, and was a member of the Ladies Philoptochos Society ELPIS, the Daughters of Penelope and a life-long member of Holy Apostles Sts. Peter & Paul Greek Orthodox Church, Haverhill, where she sang in the choir, which gave her great joy.

Her survivors include two daughters, Susan H. Kakides of Bradford, Paula Tamkin and her husband Steven of Wallkill, N.Y., and several nieces and nephews. Allie was the mother of the late James H. Kakides, Jr.; and the sister of the late Nicholas, Sylvia and Stamatia Peters.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral on Tuesday morning, Nov. 20, at 10 a.m. from the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. in Holy Apostles Sts. Peter & Paul Greek Orthodox Church, 154-156 Winter St., Haverhill. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Monday from 3 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be made to Amesbury Middle School Reading Program, 220 Main St., Amesbury, MA 01913. Condolences to her family may be made at

www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.