Mrs. Sophia (Yia-Yia) Kaivas, age 98 years, of Lynn, died Saturday at Grosvenor Park after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Angelo Kaivis, with who she shared 49 years of marriage. Born in Lynn she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Avenglina (Andrews) Sakellson. She attended Lynn schools, and graduated from Classical High School. She was a lifelong resident of Lynn. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family especially her great grandson Dario A. Kaivas. She is survived by two sons Charles E. Kaivas of Lynn, Stanley Kaivas of Newark, NJ, two daughters Gail C. Hobbs-Kaivas of Lynn, Sophia A. Kaivas of Lynn, four grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. She was also mother of the late Emeline Kaivas, and sister of Rev. Philip Sakellson. Service Details: Visiting hours will be held at the Parker Funeral Home 35 Franklin St. Lynn on Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM, to which relatives and friends are invited to attend.