James Andreopoulos, 85

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Shrewsbury – James Andreopoulos, 85, died Friday Feb. 12, 2010 at the Beaumont Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough.

He leaves his brother, Arthur and his wife, Sally; his nephew, William Andreopoulos; four nieces, Cynthia Franck, Nancy McCarthy, Stephanie Stark and Elizabeth Andreopoulos; and many grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Jane Sherbourne.

Born July 3, 1924 in Worcester, the son of William and Ourania (Gliatis) Andreopoulos, he was a graduate of Classical High School in Worcester and had lived in Shrewsbury more than 50 years.

Mr. Andreopoulos began his career at the Worcester Telegram & Gazette at the age of 17. He worked there for 48 years, retiring in 1989 as advertising production manager. He was a devoted golfer and a longtime member of Pleasant Valley Country Club in Sutton.

Funeral services were held Feb. 15 from the Athy Memorial Home of Worcester, with burial at Hope Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.