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“We send our deepest sympathy to The Cavis Family, Mary, Nick, and Dino for the loss of their wonderful Mom.She was a great lady always had a big...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: The Norton's - Burtchville, MI


2 of 23 | Posted by: Norton Family - Burtchville, MI

“So very sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom ..I have many memories of you all I will remember the kindness you all showed to my Father (Yogi) ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Robin Hindes-Lane - Port Huron, MI

“Mary, Tom, and family, Dean, Nick, Maria and family,Our deepest sympathies on your mother's passing. She was such a wonderful and loving woman,...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Dimi Ntantoulis - Family Friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time, ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Jack and Peggy Lett - MI - Friend

“To Mary Perdikis and family, Nick Cavis and family and Dean Cavis,Our deepest and heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your mom. Cathy was a...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Hope Kalas London, Ontario CANADA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Pat Georgopoulos - London, ON

“We are so sorry for the loss of Catherine, She will be truly missed. Members of the Port Huron Yacht Club. ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Port Huron Yacht Club - MI

“May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. Our most sincere condolences.Sophia Stewart &...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Your family is in my prayers. Ms Cavis, was a Wonderful woman, made the Best Rice Soup in town. Whenever I would run I to her in Rite Aide, We would...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Cynthia Lincoln - Port huron, MI

“Very sorry to hear that Catherine Mom' has passed. My thoughts are with the entire family, her gracious welcoming presence will be missedPeace to...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Bill Murray - Clyde, MI - Friend

“So sorry for your loss to the CavisFamily she was a wonderful woman when we went there for dinner she always welcomed us with a smile & a hug & just...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Deb Julio - Port huron, MI

“So sorry for your loss...Cathy and Goerge were family to so many people....my favorite job ever... ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Angie Catanzaro

“My sincere condolences for your loss. I am friends with Tony and Angie Cavis and their sons and daughters. I wish I had known her she sounds as...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Sunny Sharlow - Port Huron, MI

“Like your dad your mom provided me with many fond and warm memories. She will forever be alive in my mind and thoughs. ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Dennis MacDonald - Bradenton, FL

“Many years ago I used to work for cavis Grill they were good employers they treated their employee just like family I am sorry to hear of her passing...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Richard - Burton, MI

“Dear Mary, so sorry for your loss! I remember what great friends your parents were to my uncle Tony and Aunt Sue. I remember visits to the restaurant...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Christine Alexopoulos - Markham

“I will never forget all of my lunches ,spinAch pie.She was the kindest lady you would ever meet.She loves everyone.She will definitely be missed. ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Malinda Gardner - CLINTON Twp, MI

“Cathy was the rarest of people who loved absolutely everyone. She befriended me when I was experiencing trouble in my family life. She cared for me...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Kathleen DeSchryver - Shelby Twp, MI

“In loving memory to an incredible woman who will be missed by her amazing family, her very special Cavis family, friends, and the entire community....Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Sally Currie - Fort Gratiot, MI

“So sorry for your loss. My mother ruth who worked many years who passed all so. Cared very much for you all. Again my thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Wakeham ( gifford ) brenda - MI

“Our sincerest condolences to the Cavis & Perdikis Families during this time. Your Mom was an amazing lady full of spunk, grace and so very generous....Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Eva Turco-Douzenis - Markham

“Such a kind, and caring woman. You will be missed by many, but never forgotten. ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: Natasha Sabbagh - Port Huron, MI


Catherine Cavis, 78, of Port Huron, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018, in McLaren-Port Huron Hospital.

She was born June 18, 1939 in Athens, Greece to the late George and Garefo Vaitsos. Catherine came to the United States and moved to Chicago IL in the spring of 1961. She was introduced to George Cavis by her uncle that same year. Catherine and George were married on March 11, 1962 in Grace Episcopal Church. He preceded her in death on May 18, 2011.

She owned and operated the Cavis Grill for 57 years and it continues to operate today. Catherine was a devoted entrepreneur and considered her clientele her family. She took great pride in presenting her clientele with her Homemade Spanakopita (Spinach Pie) and Baklava.

Catherine was blessed with three children, Dean Cavis, Mary (Tom) Perdikis and Nicholas (Maria) Cavis; four grandchildren, Georgios, Catherine, George and Theofanis; many loving relatives; all the devoted employees throughout the years at Cavis Grill; and her many cherished friends and customers whom she regarded as family. Catherine was a devout Christian and put her faith and family above all.

Visiting hours will be 2-9 p.m. Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. A Trisagion Service will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, January 8, 2018, at Grace Episcopal Church.

Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society or any Greek Orthodox Church.

Catherine's family would like to thank the doctors and medical staff for their exceptional care and comfort they provided to her during her illness.

For complete information visit Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.