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Anthony George, 86, of Washington Street, husband of the late Barbara George, died Tuesday in the Masconomet Healthcare Center, Topsfield following his brief illness.
Born in Boston only child of the late John and Katherine (Geanakos) Georgekopoulis. Tony was raised in Ipswich, a graduate of Ipswich Public Schools. During the years of the Korean Conflict he served an enlistment in the U.S. Navy. He was employed as an ironworker, a member of the Ironworkers Local. Tony was also a longtime member of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Ipswich and was a fifty-six year Master Mason, member of the John T. Heard Lodge AF&AM in Ipswich.
He is survived by many cousins including first cousins Sam Geldis of OH and Georgia Mavrakis of CA.
His funeral will be held 9 am Friday from the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High St., Ipswich followed by a service at 10 am in the Greek Orthodox Church, 8 Lafayette Rd., Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours will be Thursday 5 to 8 pm with a service by the John T. Heard Lodge at 6 pm. For directions or to leave a condolence please visit www.whittier-porter.com
Published on  September 27, 2017
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