Sophia Karoutas

DOVER - Sophia Karoutas, 91, of Rogers St., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Exeter on Hampton, Exeter, surrounded by her family, after a period of failing health.

Born in Pentalofos, Kozani, Greece, on March 20, 1921, the daughter of Christos and Evangalia (Barlagianni) Gatzoulis. She was a former resident of Manchester before moving here.

She was a member of the Pentalofos Society and enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was a former employee of Pandora in Manchester.

The widow of Vassilios Karoutas she is survived by a son, George Karoutas and his wife Haido of Montreal, Canada; two daughters, Nina Gatzoulis and her husband Vassilios and Christina Veziris and her husband Kosmas all of Dover; a sister Vassiliki Efthimiou of Greece; six grandchildren Vassilios, Chris and Timmy Karoutas, Johanna Kossifidis, Alexandra Demos and Fay Dolleman; and nine great-grandchildren.

Friends are invited to call Sunday, Nov. 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave. with the Trisagion Service at 5:30 p.m. by Rev. Costin Popescu.

Funeral services and burial will be held in her hometown in Greece.

Memorials in her name may be made to the Pan-Macedonia Association, C/O Demetrios Chatzis, 13 Conifir Dr., Walpole, Mass. 02081.

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Funeral Home

Tasker Funeral Home - Dover
621 Central Ave  Dover, NH 03820
(603) 742-4961

Published in Fosters from Nov. 16 to Nov. 19, 2012