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Obituary: Irene (Vassilakos) Lelos, 95

May 25, 2017 06:11AM ● Published by Theresa Gilman


Irene (Vassilakos) Lelos, 95, of Lowell, died Monday, May 15th at Heritage Skilled Nursing Center in Lowell. She was the beloved wife of John J. Lelos who survives her and with whom she celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 29, 2016.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, October 30, 1921, the daughter of the late Harry and the late Katina (Courkoulakos) Vassilakos, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1939.

Before retiring, Irene worked independently in her own business as a hairdresser.

In addition to her husband John, Irene is survived by two daughters Melanie K. Charko and her husband Dan of Dracut, MA and Kathi T. Gadourey and her husband John of Litchfield, NH; and two grandsons Daniel and Jonathan Charko both of Dracut, MA.

In accordance with her wishes, there were no calling hours and all Funeral Services were held at the convenience of her family.
Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Lowell Humane Society, 951 Broadway, Lowell, MA 01854.  Arrangements by O'Donnell Funeral Home, (978) 458-8768.
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