Denis Mulligan, a resident of Brookline, Massachusetts and Longwood, Enfield, County Meath, Ireland passed away peacefully on the second of September 2013 at Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan in Ireland after a short illness. His funeral Mass was celebrated on September 5th at the Church of the Assumption, Longwood and he was buried in the adjoining cemetery.
He leaves behind his nephews, niece, sister-in-law and many friends in Ireland as well as many friends in the greater Boston area.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated for Denis on Sunday, October
13, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 5 Linden Place (corner of Harvard Street) in Brookline Village, Massachusetts.
E-condolences at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com.
Mary Ann Kalogianis
Mary Ann (Goulakos) Kalogianis, 76, of Andover, died Wednesday morning, October 9th at her home surrounded by her loving family following a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, October 30, 1936, the daughter of the late Thomas and the late Joanna (Behrakis) Goulakos, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1955. Eager to further her education, she also attended the former Lowell State Teacher’s College and Suffolk University.
Before retiring, Mary Ann was employed as a Medical Lab Technician with Lowell General Hospital for many years.
She was a lifelong member of the Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity.
Active with her church, Mary Ann was a member and past president of the Ladies of Sparta Pan Laconian Society of Lowell and the Daughters of Penelope. She was also a member of the Holy Trinity Philoptochos Society, the Hellenic Cultural Society, the Tuesday Group and AARP.
Mary Ann is survived by three daughters Donna Gerace and her husband Brian of Attleboro, MA, Tammy Tasiopoulos and her husband George of Methuen, MA and JoAnn Nikolopoulos of Nahant, MA; and five grandchildren Despina and Marianna Tasiopoulos and Theodore, Anastasia and Konstantinos Nikolopoulos.
She was also sister of the late Christos T. Goulakos and the late Peter T. Goulakos and sister-in-law of the late Ethel (Vlahakis) Goulakos.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held Friday afternoon at the HELLENIC ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY at 12:30 o’clock. PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Burial will follow at the Westlawn Cemetery in Lowell. E-condolences at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, Lewis St., Lowell, MA 01854 or the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 or www.pancan.org. . Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – LOWELL - (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Thomas J. Paton, Sr.
Retired security officer at LGH for over 30 years;
Thomas J. Paton, Sr., 86, a resident of the Highlands section of the City and a member of a widely known Greater Lowell family, died Friday October 4, 2013 at the Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley in Billerica.
He had recently celebrated his 65th wedding anniversary on June 19, 2013 with his beloved wife, Dorothy T. (Maloney) Paton, who survives him.
Born in Scotland, February 4, 1927, the son of the late Alexander F. and the late Margaret (Abernethy) Paton, he received his education in the Lowell school system.
Tom had to leave school early to help support his family beginning in the mills with the Mohair Plush Company where he worked for many years.
Later, he began a long and proud career with Lowell General Hospital where he worked as a Security Officer for over 30 years. Following his retirement, Tom continued his support of Lowell General as a volunteer for several years.
Tom had many interests in his life. In addition to his volunteering, he was a member of the Lowell General Bowling League and served as a Eucharistic minister.
He enjoyed sports, deep sea fishing, trips to Foxwoods and travelling with his wife and family and in recent years cherished the time he spent with his grandchildren.
Besides his wife, Tom is survived by five sons Thomas J. Paton, Jr. and his wife Linda of Derry, NH, Michael A. Paton and his wife Marjorie of Northfield, MA, Mark C. Paton of Lowell, Kevin S. Paton of North Chelmsford and Neil F. Paton and his wife Rose of Dracut; nine grandsons, three granddaughters; a sister Agnes “Nancy” Melancon of Dunstable and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 8 P.M. Tuesday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass to be celebrated Wednesday morning at ST. MARGARET CHURCH at 9:30 A.M. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to Lowell General Hospital, c/o Philanthropy Department, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854 or Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley, 80 Boston Rd., Billerica, MA 01862. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Stephen J. Kostoulakos
Well known local businessman;
Stephen J. Kostoulakos, 92, of Nashua, NH, formerly of Dracut, died Thursday October 3rd at Aynsley Place in Nashua, New Hampshire.
He was the beloved husband for 66 years of Irene (Hatzithakis) Kostoulakos, who survives him.
Born in Dracut, Massachusetts on August 29, 1921, the son of the late Demetrios “James” and the late Marigo (Strobolakos) Kostoulakos, he attended Dracut schools and was a graduate of Dracut High School in the Class of 1939.
A veteran of World War II, Steve served in the U.S Navy as an Aviation Machinist’s Mate.
Following his military service, Steve owned and operated the first cab company in Dracut.
At the same time he attended Bentley College at night and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance.
Steve went on to spend the majority of his career as part owner and Chief Financial Officer of Spray Engineering Company in Nashua, NH.
Active in the community, he was a proud and longtime member of the Lowell Rotary Club, the Masons and A.H.E.P.A.
Steve enjoyed spending time with his loved ones especially family lunch after church every Sunday.
In addition to his loving wife Irene, he is survived by two daughters Marcia and her husband Donald LeBrun and Stephanie and her husband Stephen Pappas all of Nashua; two granddaughters, Melissa Pappas of Nashua and Nicole Pappas of Woburn; a sister Antonia “Cookie” Sintros of Franklin; two brothers Thomas Kostoulakos and his wife Shirley of Nashua and Arthur Kostoulakos of Dracut; and many nieces and nephews.
Steve was predeceased by four sisters Esther Stamas, Clara Kouchalakos, Fotoula Konstantinakos, and Frances Kendall; and three brothers George Kostoulakos, Charles Kostoulakos and William Kostoulakos.
The family would like to express their deepest appreciation to the staff at Aynsley Place in Nashua and Merrimack Valley Hospice for their loving and dedicated care, comfort and support.
Relatives and Friends will be received at the TRANSFIGURATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, 25 Fr. John Sarantos Way in Lowell on Monday morning from 10 to 11 A.M. His Funeral Service will follow in the church at 11 o’clock. Burial in the Westlawn II Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, 25 Fr. John Sarantos Way, Lowell, MA 01854, to St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church, 500 W. Hollis St. Nashua, NH 03062 or to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack Street Bldg. 9, Lawrence, MA 01843. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – LOWELL – (978 or 866) 458-8768