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Capelianis, Helen T. 84, of Lowell, died peacefully Sunday morning, June 8, 2014, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Theodore G. and the late Evagelia (Economopoulos) Capelianis, she attended Lowell schools and graduated from Lowell High School with high honors. Eager to further her education, she then graduated from Boston University earning a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Accounting, also with high honors. Before retiring, Helen was employed as an Assistant Treasurer with the engineering firm of Chas T. Main in Boston for over 20 years. Among her many activities, Helen enjoyed reading, shopping, playing bingo and many trips to Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut. She was also an avid philanthropist for education, children and healthcare. Helen is survived by her loving godchildren and friends; and her cherished cat "Bozo". She was also sister of the late George T. Capelianis who died in April, 2007. Friends may call at the O'Donnell Funeral Home, 276 Pawtucket St. at Fletcher, LOWELL, from 4 to 8 P.M. Tuesday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service on Wednesday morning at the Helenic Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity in Lowell at 11 o'clock. Burial in the Westlawn Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Helen and George Capelianis Scholarship Fund, c/o Santander Bank, 5 Billerica Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O'Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Published in The Boston Globe on June 9, 2014
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