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Nicholas Stavropoulos

Family & friends are invited to attend a Visitation on Monday, September 30th, beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE, for Nicholas Stavropoulos, who passed away peacefully at the age of 92 years following a brief illness on September 26th. Following the visitation, a Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home at 1:00 p.m., immediately followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Mr. Stavropoulos was born & raised in Chelsea, attended Chelsea schools & was an alumnus of Chelsea High School, Class of 1945. Following graduation, he joined the U.S. Army on June 22, 1945, two weeks following his graduation. He was discharged on February 3, 1947 as a Private Rifleman. He served from December of 1945 thru January of 1947 overseas & returned to his Chelsea Home. After returning home, he worked various jobs, for about ten years before marrying Florence (D’Amico) from Revere on December 9, 1957. The couple moved to Tuft’s Ave. in Everett and would remain there for 25 years. In 1967, Nick began to work as a Pipefitter for the Boston Army Base for many years and would later continue his career in pipefitting at the Charlestown Navy Yard, retiring in 1992. Florence & Nick resided in Revere for 34 years and recently celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary. Although, they were childless, they were overwhelmed with their nieces and nephew’s affection & subsequently were overjoyed with the attention & affection, their grandnieces & grandnephews showered upon them. In the early sixties, Nick would join the Main Lodge of the Aleppo Temple – Shrine & he would remain an active member until December of 1985. For over 30 years, Nick has been an active member of Masonic Lodge of Cambridge, Charity Lodge. He is also a long-standing member of the Pipefitters’ Union-Local #537.

He was the beloved husband of 62 years to Florence (D’Amico) Stavropoulos. Dear brother of the late Dr. John J. Stavros & George Stavros. Devoted uncle to John M., James N. & George J. Stavros & Mary S. Hickey, all of Essex, MA, Jane C. Ouellette of Ipswich, Kristie Stavros of FL & Julie Stavros of CA. Nick is lovingly survived by two sisters-in-law; Geraldine Capano of Revere and Veronica Burgin of Peabody, brother-in-law, Americo “Rick” Capano of Revere & the late Ronald L. “Lenny” D’Amico, his cherished nieces & nephews, Steven & Richard Capano, both of Revere, Susan Sangster of Beverly, Timothy Hegarty of Rockville, MD, Leighsa Burgin of Natick & Sara C. Almeida of Peabody. His grandnieces & grandnephews; Kelsie and Jack Hegarty, Madison and his namesake, Nicky Almeida also survive “Uncle Nick”.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, September 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Monday, September 30th at 1:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114.


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