Nikolaos “Nick” Papageorgiou
Retired Director of Refrigeration for Market Basket;
Nikolaos “Nick” Papageorgiou, 62, of Hudson, NH, died Saturday evening after an extended illness at Boston Medical Center with his loving family by his side.
He was the beloved husband of Mary (Chouprakos) Papageorgiou, with whom he celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary on September 16, 2016.
Born in Athens, Greece, March 3, 1954, he was the son of the late Thrasivolos and the late Aikaterina (Aggelopoulos) Papageorgiou. He received his education in Athens, Greece.
Nick served as a member of the Greek Army from 1974 to 1978. After his marriage, he moved to the United States. Having worked at Market Basket for more than 30 years, he retired as the Director of Refrigeration.
Nick had a variety of interests in his life including his love for cars, Greek music,football and fashion. He also enjoyed traveling to Greece to visit with family and friends. He cherished every moment with his grandchildren and especially enjoyed being with them to watch the New England Patriots win their 5th Championship.
In addition to his wife, Nick is survived by his daughter Caterina Papageorgiou-Perry and her husband Joel Perry of Dracut; his son George Papageorgiou of Hudson, NH; three grandchildren Marina, Reyna and Niko Perry; his sister Maria Konidakis and her husband John of Greece; his brother Adonios Papageorgiou of Greece; his dear sister-in-law’s Sandra Koller and her husband Brian of Dracut, Joanne Chouprakos of Naples, FL, Sophia Crawford of Lowell and her late husband Robert and Lisa Coupe and her husband Stephen of Hudson, NH; and many nieces and nephews.
Nick was also a proud and dedicated member of the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Lowell.
The family would like to thank the staff at Boston Medical Center for the care, kindness and devotion shown to Nick.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 9:30 to 11:30 A.M. Thursday morning followed by his Funeral Service to be held at the TRANSFIGURATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH in Lowell at 12 Noon. Burial will take place at the Westlawn Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church Bldg. Fund, Fr. John Sarantos Way, Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978)-458-8768.
Charles J. Carney
Veteran of Korean Conflict
Charles J. Carney, 69, of Waltham, died Wednesday, January 18th at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford.
Born in Waltham, Massachusetts, November 28, 1947, a son of the late James P. and the late Charlotte (MacLean) Carney, he attended Waltham schools and was a graduate of Waltham High School.
A veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, Charles proudly served his country in the United States Army and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Commendation Medal, Parachutist Badge, Marksman Badge and was a recipient of the Purple Heart.
Charles is survived by a brother James E. Carney and his wife Lorene Aliot of Dunstable, MA.
There were no calling hours and all Funeral Services were held privately. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, Lowell, MA (978) 458-8768.
Francis M. “Frank” Farrah
Loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend;
Francis M. “Frank” Farrah, 63, of Lowell, died Wednesday February 1, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital- Saints Campus.
He was the beloved husband of Marie T. (Gaudette) Farrah with whom he celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on August 16, 2016.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, December 18, 1953, a son of the late Michael P. and the late Ida (Gravelle) Farrah, he received his education in the Lowell school system.
Frank proudly served his country as a member of the U.S Army Air Corp with the 82nd Airborne Division.
He was the owner and operator of Frank’s Video for several years, a wedding video company. In addition, he worked for many years with Raytheon Corporation, in the cable division.
Frank had several interests. He loved music and enjoyed playing the drums. A true sports fan, he also cherished spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Besides his wife, Frank is survived by two daughters Theresa M. Farrah and her companion William F. Stickney, III and his daughter Kailey of Lowell and Michelle F. Dorris and her husband Timothy of Lowell; four grandchildren Donald, Christopher, Gabriel and Isabel; a brother John H. Farrah and his wife Lynne of Deltona, FL; a sister-in-law Robin Farrah of Laurel Lake, NJ; many nieces and nephews.
He was also the brother of the late Michael P. Farrah, the late Thomas P. Farrah and the late Rita Mecurio.
There will be no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Funeral Mass to be celebrated Wednesday morning February 8th at St. Rita Church in Lowell at 10 o’clock. (Please meet at Church). Committal Services will be private.
Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the AmVets, 4647 Forbes Blvd, Lanham, MD 20706. E-condolences at odonnellfuneralhome.com.
Nancy B. Brown
Beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister;
Nancy B. (St. John) Brown, 79, formerly of Lowell, but for many years a resident of Hudson, NH, died Monday evening at Greenbriar Terrace in Nashua, New Hampshire.
She was the wife of the late Charles R. Brown, who died in 1993.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Edward W. and the late Jeannette (Nadeau) St. John, she received her education in the Lowell school system.
Nancy’s favorite time was when she was with her family, especially, her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her son Charles E. Brown and his wife Therese of Hudson, NH; a granddaughter Marybeth Gannon and her husband Matthew; two grandsons Brad E. Brown and Eric M. Brown; two great grandsons Hunter and Brayden Gannon; a sister Linda Rodriguez of Vermont; two brothers Elmer St. John and his wife Maureen of Greenville, NH and Brian St. John of Lancaster, NH; and many nieces and nephews.
She was also predeceased by her siblings Sandy Sullivan, Edward St. John and Arthur St. John.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 9 to 10:30 A.M. Friday morning followed by her Funeral Mass at ST. PATRICK in Lowell at 11 o’clock. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at odonnellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978) - 458-8768.