Tina An­dreopou­los

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Niantic — Tina (Fo­tini) An­dreopou­los, age 86, passed away peace­fully on Nov. 11, 2017, sur­rounded by fam­ily mem­bers.

Born in the Bronx, N.Y., daugh­ter to Harry and Anna Nestor, sis­ter to He­len La­hanas (de­ceased), she was raised in Niantic and was a grad­u­ate of UConn. She mar­ried Gus An­dreopou­los, and raised their fam­ily in For­est Hills, N.Y. Tina was an ac­tive mem­ber at St. Demetrios Greek Ortho­dox Church in Ja­maica, N.Y., as an educator and phi­lan­thropist. She loved at­tend­ing the bal­let and the­atre. She par­tic­i­pated in her lo­cal women’s club and worked side-by-side with her hus­band, Gus, at An­der­son Florist in For­est Hills. In her spare time, she sewed, knit­ted and loved travel.

She is sur­vived by her hus­band Gus, of 61 years; her son Spero, his wife Dim­i­tra, and their daugh­ter Fo­tini; her son Stephen, his wife Liza, and their chil­dren, Gre­gory, Me­lanie and Christina; and her daugh­ter Eve­lyn, her hus­band Dou­glas Oberkircher, and their chil­dren, Ari­anna, Olivia, Eva and Anas­ta­sia.

Vis­i­ta­tion will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Fri­day, Nov. 17, at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Fu­neral Home, 48 Grand St, Niantic. Fu­neral ser­vices will be at 11 a.m. on Satur­day, Nov. 18, at St. Sophia Greek Ortho­dox Church, 200 Hemp­stead St., New Lon­don, with in­ter­ment to fol­low in Cedar Grove Ceme­tery. Me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be di­rected to St. Sophia Greek Ortho­dox Church.

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