John M. Samaras
Former bar manager -
Windsor Mills Restaurant, Dracut
LOWELL -- John M Samaras, 75, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Northwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lowell, after a lengthy illness.
He was the beloved brother of Kathy Demaras of Tyngsboro, who survives him.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, April 26, 1939, the son of the late Stacy and the late Anna (Spyropoulos) Samaras, he attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1957. He went on to attend Lowell Technological Institute and Bentley College.
Prior to his retirement, John was an Assessor for the City of Lowell for several years. Previously, he worked as the Bar Manager for the former Windsor Mills Restaurant in Dracut for over 25 years.
John was also a former member of Longmeadow Golf Club and the Greek American Legion.
In addition to his sister, Kathy, he is survived by his aunts, Carol S. Kostopulos of Saugus, Helen Samaras of Lynn, Esther Anton of Salem, Bessie Samaras (Henry) of Lowell, and also Bessie Samaras (Thomas) of Lowell; and several close devoted cousins, and friends.
He was also the brother-in-law of the late G. Michael Demaras.
SAMARAS -- Private Funeral Services were held at the convenience of the family. E-condolences at odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, 5 Lewis St., Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME - (978 or 866) 458-8768.
J.F. O'Donnell & Sons Funeral Home
276 Pawtucket Street Lowell, MA 01854
Published in Lowell Sun on July 11, 2014