Marlborough – Louis A. Tzimoulis, 91, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, surrounded by his loving family, at Bolton Manor Nursing Home.
He leaves his beloved wife of 63 years, Bessie (Margaritis) Tzimoulis; his son, Aristotelis "Ted" Tzimoulis and his wife, Lea; his grandchildren, Lea Tzimoulis, Elissa MacEwen and her husband, Kenneth, and Katina Postizzi and her husband, Steve; four great-grandchildren; his brother-inlaw, Charlie Margaritis and his wife, Penny; and nieces and nephews.
Born in Agia Sotira, Kozanis, Greece, the son of Anthony and Maria (Gogos) Tzimoulis, he came to the United States in 1949 and lived in Marlborough for most of his life. He was a lieutenant and medical corpsman in the Grecian Army from 1940-41.
Mr. Tzimoulis was a devoted member of the Sts. Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church in Marlborough, where he was the cantor for over 50 years. In 2000, he received high recognition from the Boston Greek Orthodox Metropolitan for his service to his church, of which he was very proud. He was also a member of the Pentalafos Greek Society.
He worked part-time for Papa Gino's in Sudbury, where he became well known for his enthusiasm and happy disposition. Previously, he spent 14 years with International Paper in Framingham, 18 years at Hygrade Deerfoot Farms in Southborough and a short time with the former Diamond Shoe company in Marlborough.
Mr. Tzimoulis was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved sharing time with his family and traveled many times with his wife back to his homeland of Greece. He will be missed by his family and the many friends who loved him.
Funeral services were held Aug. 12 from the John P. Rowe Funeral Home of Marlborough and Sts. Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Building Fund at Sts. Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church, P.O. Box 381, Marlborough, MA 01752.