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Obituary: Androniki T. “Niki” (Theodorou) Vurgaropulos, 91

Jul 04, 2017 02:25PM ● By Theresa Gilman

Androniki T. “Niki” (Theodorou) Vurgaropulos

Tyngsborough, MA: Androniki T. “Niki” (Theodorou) Vurgaropulos, 91, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 25th at the home of her loving son, James and daughter in law Andrea. She was the beloved wife of 63 years to the late Aristotle “Telly” Vurgaropulos.

Niki was born in Manchester, NH on November 10, 1925, a daughter of the late Reverend Theodore Theodorou and the late Aspasia (Annis) Theodorou. She was a graduate of Lowell Commercial College and worked for Merrimack County Courthouse as a court stenographer upon graduation. While raising her children, she worked at the Lowell Five Savings Bank as a teller. Niki was a long-time member of the Daughters of Penelope and enjoyed spending time with her friends, cooking elaborate holiday meals, reading and gardening. She was also a member of the Senior Club of Tyngsborough.

She was a loving mother and grandmother, who will be greatly missed. She is survived by her children: James and his wife Andrea of Tyngsborough and Anne Calcote and her husband Don of New Mexico; her sister Effie Makris of Concord, NH, five grandchildren: Mark, Lia, Adam, Cade, Trent, and; one great granddaughter Alexandra. Niki was preceded in death by her son, Theodore (Ted) Vurgaropulos.

Arrangements: Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 6th, at the Dracut Funeral Home, 2159 Lakeview Avenue, Dracut, Massachusetts. Her funeral will be held from the funeral home on Friday, July 7th at 9 a.m. followed by her funeral service at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 62 Lewis Street, Lowell, MA. Interment will follow in Westlawn Cemetery, Lowell. To leave an online condolence story or message, please find us on facebook under Dracut Funeral Home.
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