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Lulu Chocas Salmas

Obituary for Lulu Chocas Salmas

December 9, 1924 - October 10, 2021
Oakley, California | Age 96


Born in Stamford, Connecticut, Lulu was the daughter of Nicholas and Jenny Agnostopoulos Chocas. To all who knew her, Lulu was a beautiful and inspirational lady, setting an example of living noble standards. All who knew her were uplifted.

She taught her family that those things which are important in life are to believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, to be thankful to Him in all things and to help one another. An amazing cook, she taught her children to take care of their homes and families. She loved to garden and to have family gatherings.

Lulu was an accomplished artist who had worked at Vogue Magazine as an Illustrator Fashion Designer until she met her husband, Guy Salmas. She then moved to California and became the mother of eight children.
While rearing her children, she taught Sunday school and worked at Hanna Barbera Studios as a Cartoon Illustrator and also worked at an art production studio that produced paintings for model homes and businesses.

Lulu is survived by her children, Reverend Peter Salmas, Nicholas, Jennifer, Paul, Anthi, Steve, Patricia and Michael and 15 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 1 great-great child, and several nieces and nephews.Her sister Helen Rudomanski resides in Columbia, Maryland. Lulu was preceded in death by her husband Guy Salmas, and her brothers, Steve and Stratty. Lulu's love will be felt by all who knew her.

Funeral service will be held at 11am on Friday, 10/15/2021 at the Church of the Holy Cross, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Church of the Holy Cross,

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Church of the Holy Cross
    900 Alameda de las Pulgas
    Belmont, CA 94002

Arrangements By

Sneider & Sullivan & O'Connell's Funeral Home - FD-230

977 S. El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA 94402
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