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Papavassiliou, Maria


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 Maria (Tsangaris) Papavassiliou, a resident of Winthrop, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at Care One at Peabody.  She was 84.  Maria was born March 5, 1933 in Gargaliani, Greece, the daughter of the late Andreas and Kostanodina (Mastornikolou) Tsangaris.  She worked for many years in the linen department at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and was the caretaker at St. John the Baptist Greek Hellenic Orthodox Church in Boston.  Maria was the wife of the late Panayotis “Peter” Papavassiliou who predeceased her in 1971 and is survived by her son Paul James Papavassiliou, and his wife Ann, of Winthrop.  Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, August 15th from 4 to 7 pm at the Folsom Funeral Home, 63 Belgrade Avenue, Roslindale.  Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home Wednesday at 9 am and proceed to St. Nectarious Greek Orthodox Church, 39 Belgrade Ave, Roslindale for her funeral service at 10 o clock.  Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in Boston.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452 would be appreciated.

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  1. Matthew Longval
    August 15th, 2017 | 3:03 pm

    Maria is my neighbor and I loved her very much. What a wonderful friend and neighbor! I will miss her very much.

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