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FEB. 2, 1917 -- APRIL 28, 2005

Genevieve Zaferakis, of Amherst, died Thursday in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, after a brief illness. She was 88.

Born Genevieve Chambos in Greece, she came to Buffalo as a child. She graduated from East High School.

Mrs. Zaferakis worked for her brother's restaurant, Jimmy's Drive-In, for about 15 years before working for Freddy's Doughnuts starting in the 1970s. She later moved to the Clarence branch and retired as a manager there in 1989.

She is survived by a daughter, Viki DiFrancesco Schacht of San Diego; a brother, James Chambos of Williamsville; and a granddaughter.

Services will be at noon Saturday in Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, 146 W. Utica St. Burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.