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Thomas George
Gianacakes (Gianacakes)

December 10, 1921 – November 19, 2018

Thomas Gianacakes
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Obituary for Thomas George Gianacakes (Gianacakes)

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Groton, MA - Thomas George Gianacakes, formerly of Louisville, KY, died peacefully at the age of 96 on November 19, 2018.

He resided at Rivercourt Residences, Groton, and became an integral part of their caring community. A World War II Marine Veteran, recipient of four purple hearts, and a bronze medal, he served his country, family, and community with honor. He was a lifetime member of the Ahepa and the American Legion #102.

Thomas’s career post-wartime, was dedicated to the operation of the family business, Old 4th Avenue Candy Shop in Louisville. He was especially known for his homemade chili and beautifully packaged candies.

He is survived by his daughter, Yiota Simoglou (Andrew), grandchildren, Christopher (Claire), Stephen (Leah) a great grandson, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Julia Drivas and four siblings.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Saturday, Nov. 24 at the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, 25 Fr. John Sarantos Way, Lowell, MA followed by his Funeral Service beginning at 10 o'clock. Interment in Lowell Cemetery, LOWELL. Memorial donations in Thomas’s name may be made to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, Capital Campaign Fund, 930 Ormsby Lane, Louisville, KY 40242 or to the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, 25 Father John Sarantos Way, Lowell, MA 01854.

First Visitation

When November 24, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
Location
Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church
Address
Fr. John Sarantos Way
Lowell, MA 01854
Additional Information

Service Information

When
November 24, 2018 10:00am
Location
Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church
Address
Fr. John Sarantos Way
Lowell, MA 01854

Interment Information

Location
Lowell Cemetery
Address
77 Knapp Avenue
Lowell, MA 01852

Affiliations


  • AHEPA

  • American Legion

  • US Marine Corps