Portia S. (Mourginis)'s Story
Mrs. Portia S. (Mourginis) Rouvalis, 82 years of Lynn, died on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Nicholas P. Rouvalis, who died November 11, 2016.
She was born in Lowell, the daughter of the late Louis and Angeline (Arvanites) Mourginis. She was raised in Boston and was a graduate of Boston Schools. She also took several courses at North Shore Community College. Mrs. Rouvalis lived in Lynn most of her life.
She enjoyed sewing, cooking and cake decorating. She enjoyed reading. Mrs. Rouvalis was a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church. She was a hard worker and always loved being with her family.
She worked in the corporate office of TJ. MAX / Marshalls and taking inventory at West Lynn Creamery. She also worked at John Hancock Insurance and the IRS.
Mrs. Rouvalis is survived by her son, Peter Rouvalis and his wife Nikki of Danvers, and her daughter, Angela Tenedios and her husband, Kerry of Danvers; her grandchildren, Christina Tenedios and her fiance, Jonathan Davis, Amanda Martin and her husband, Christopher, Stephanie and Sophia Rouvalis; her brothers Nicholas Mourginis and his wife, Yola of Boston and Constantine Mourginis and his wife, Cynthia of Worcester. She also leaves several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her funeral will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 9 a.m. from the Solimine Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Rte. 129) Lynn followed by funeral services in St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Lynn at 10 a.m. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Directions and guestbook at www.solimine.com.
Published on March 30, 2017