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Mineola, NY – John George Bolos (formerly Bouboulica), 89, of Mineola, New York died on May 2, 2014. He was born on July 29, 1924, the son of George and Soultana (Gouletsa) Bouboulica. He was educated in the local school system and was a graduate of Manchester Central High School. He received both his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from Middlebury College, Vermont. He was a Fulbright Scholar, studied at the Sorbonne in Paris, France, in Valencia, Spain, University of Mexico, Dartmouth College at the Russian summer school, and did advanced study in French at the University of West Virginia, Columbia Teachers' College and New York University. He served in the Army during World War II in the European Theater of Operations. He taught French and Spanish at Norwich University in Vermont and high school on Long Island, New York. He was also an adjunct professor at Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York. He traveled extensively in Europe, Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean. He was a member of St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Hempstead, NY. He is survived by his niece Suzanne (Bolos) Westhues and her husband, Jukka Westhues, and his sister-in-law Frances Bolos, a grandniece and grandnephew, and several cousins. Services: Calling hours will be on Friday, May 9, from 9:00-10:30 a.m. at the Durning, Bykowski & Young Funeral Home, 285 Manchester St. (corner of Beech St.), followed by a funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. in the Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 650 Hanover St., with the Rev. Andrew H. Mahalares, dean of the cathedral officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, 765 Brown Ave., Manchester.
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Published in Union Leader on May 8, 2014
MINEOLA, N.Y. - John George Bolos (formerly Bouboulica), 89, of Mineola, died on May 2, 2014. He was born on July 29, 1924, the son of George and Soultana (Gouletsa) Bouboulica. He was educated in... Read Obituary

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