Avgerini 'Effie' Lebaropoulos
Longtime resident of Lowell; age 100
LOWELL -- Avgerini "Effie" (Papadopoulos) Lebaropoulos, a longtime resident of Lowell, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at Northwood Rehabilitation Center, at the age of 100.
She was the wife of the late Xenophon J. Lebaropoulos who died in 2004.
She was born in Greece on March 23, 1913, and was a daughter of the late George and Eleni Papadopoulos.
Effie immigrated to the United States with her two children to join her husband. She was employed as a seamstress at Hathaway Shirt Company in Lowell for 20 years before retiring to help raise her six grandchildren.
Effie was a member of the Ladies Philoptochos Society at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church where she used her gift for cooking to help with many functions over the years. She was also a member of the Pan Messinian Society.
She is survived by a daughter, Cathy Chareas; daughter-in-law, Cathy Lebaropoulos of Lowell; six grandchildren and their spouses, Effie and Bob Wyman, Nicholas and Kara Chareas, Stacy and Dimitrios Kolokathis, Zenny and Tracey Chareas, Steven and Kerry Chareas, Jennifer and Paul Hardy; and 11 great-grandchildren; and her son.
She was the mother-in-law of the late Peter N. Chareas who passed away October 22, 2011.
LEBAROPOULOS -- AVGERINI "EFFIE" (PAPADOPOULOS). Visiting hours on Friday from 5 to 7 pm at the BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen St., CHELMSFORD. Funeral Service on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock at the Holy Trinity Hellenic Orthodox Church, 62 Lewis St., Lowell. Interment in Westlawn Cemetery, Lowell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Holy Trinity Hellenic Orthodox Church, 62 Lewis St., Lowell, MA 01854. Funeral Director, Paul A. Hardy, Jr. For online condolences, visit BLAKEFUNERALHOME.COM.
Published in Lowell Sun from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4, 2013