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MARKOPOULOS, Sarandos "Sam" 88 years of Lynn, died on Monday, April 18, 2016 in Salem Hospital after a brief illness. He is the husband of Mrs. Joanna (Athanasopoulos) Markopoulos. He was born in Sellasia Greece, the son of the late George and Elpinicki Markopoulos. He was raised in Greece. He has lived in Lynn since 1967. Mr. Markopoulos was the owner and operator of Sam's Grill on Broad Street in Lynn for many years. He was a devoted and loving husband and father. He was a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church. He enjoyed gardening. Mr. Markopoulos was a member of the Greek Military. In addition to his wife with whom he shared 59 years of marriage, he leaves a son George S. Markopoulos and his wife Marcella of Lynn, a daughter, Elpinicki Markopoulos of Swampscott, two grandsons Sarandos and Petros Markopoulos of Lynn. Mr. Markopoulos was one of eleven siblings and he leaves many nieces and nephews. His funeral will be held on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 10:00AM in St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Lynn. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM in the Solimine Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Rte. 129) LYNN. Donations may be made to St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 54 South Common St, Lynn. Directions and guestbook at www.solimine.com
Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 20, 2016
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