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Obituary: Stephen Gerakines, 82

Sep 17, 2015 11:09AM ● By Bill Gilman

Stephen Gerakines, age 82, of North Reading, formerly of Lowell, passed away surrounded by his loving family and friends on September 15, 2015.

Stephen was the beloved husband of the late Barbara J. (Alexander) Gerakines, devoted father of Cheryl Moulaison & her husband Kenneth of Tewksbury, Stephen Gerakines, Jr. & his wife Jeanne of Pelham, NH, Perry Gerakines & his wife Suzanne of Crofton, MD, Timothy Gerakines & his wife Pamela of Raymond, NH, Keri Gerakines of Merrimack, NH, Joseph Gerakines of Arlington and the late North Reading Police Officer James Gerakines, loving “Grampy” of 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, cherished son of the late Kyriakos and Lemonia (Petropoulos) Gerakines. Stephen was the oldest of 12 siblings and is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Stephen served in the United States Airforce during the Korean War and was a retired Air Traffic Controller at Logan Airport.

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, September 19th at 10:00 a.m. Interment with Military Honors to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday, September 18th from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Memorial donations in Stephen’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. 

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