HOPKINTON - Lee Papakalos, age 67, died Sunday, January 13, 2013 at the Harris Hill Nursing Home. He was born in Camden, Maine, son of the late Tony and Mary (Waite) Papakalos. He was a graduate of Goffstown High School and the Culinary Institute of America in New Haven, Conn. He was a Lance Cpl. In the United States Marine Corps serving his country during the Vietnam War, where he received the Purple Heart.
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Lee spent his career as a professional chef. He loved spending time with his family especially his three grandchildren whom he adored.
He is survived by two daughters, Tania Barrett of Hopkinton and Robin Matterfis of Middletown Conn.; three grandchildren, Jordyn, Jacob, and Linnea
Visiting hours will be held Thursday, January 24, from 3 to 6 p.m., at the Waters Funeral Home, 50 South Main St. Concord.
Funeral services and military honors will be held Friday, January 25, at 11:30 a.m., in the chapel of the NH State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen.
Donations may be made in Lee's Memory to the Hopkinton Fire Department, 9 Pine St. Hopkinton, NH 03229 and to the Guide Dogs for the Blind Oregon Campus, 32901 SE Kelso Road Boring, OR 97009.
Published in The Concord Monitor on Jan. 23, 2013