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Triantafyllos, Mary

Mary (Koskoris) Triantafyllos, a resident of West Roxbury, died Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Atria Longmeadow Place in Burlington peacefully with her family by her side.  She was 93.  Mary was born May 10, 1926 in Boston, Massachusetts, a daughter of Pericles and Demetra (Siemekis) Koskoris, immigrants from Pelopnesia, Greece.  In 1932 they moved back to Greece, only to flee impending war in 1939. A devout Greek Orthodox Christian and a fiercely independent woman, Mary earned her Bachelor’s degree in Education from Boston State College and taught in the Boston and Medway Public School Systems, taught physical education in the Boston and Stoughton public school, and worked as a lab technician at Tracerlab and Polaroid.  She was a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Boston Women’s Society, and well as a parishioner of the church.  Mary was the beloved wife of the late Terry Triantafyllos, and the mother of Ellen Gyftopoulos Sdrollas of Boston, Demetra Papas of Billerica, and the late Sophia Triantafyllos Moore.  She is also survived by her nine grandchildren; Maria Turcios, Alexandra Papas, Nicholas Papas, Stephanie Papas, Marielle Moore, Magdalena Gyftopoulos, Constantino Sdrollas, Victoria Papas, and Terrance Moore; and her two great grandchildren, Peter Turcios, and Anthony Turcios.  Mary was the sister of the late George Koskoris and the late Bertha Panagos.  Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, July 16th from 4 to 8 pm at the Folsom Funeral Home, 63 Belgrade Avenue, Roslindale.  Relative and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home Wednesday starting at 8:30 am and process with us to the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Boston, 514 Parker Street, Boston for her funeral at 10 o clock.  Interment will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Power of Flowers, 365 East Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876 would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Pat Donnelly and Nikki Gyftopoulos
    July 15th, 2019 | 9:38 pm

    Our heartfelt condolences To you all. Mary was a very special person in life and I m sure she ll be sorely missed by all who knew her. Her smiling face till the very last day speaks to her strength and perseverance in life. May she find peace now . Love to you all
    Pat and Nikki

  2. Jean Leger
    December 24th, 2019 | 9:24 am

    Demi I am so sorry to hear about he passing of your Mom. I do remember her from High School. My late condolences to you and you whole family.

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