Memorials / Obituaries

Memory Eternal: Professor Angelo Andriopoulos

NASHUA, NH – Professor Angelo Andriopoulos was born on September 4, 1934 to Theodoros and Yianitsa Andriopoulos in the village of Kertezi in Kalavryta, Greece. He had three sisters and one brother and completed his elementary education in Kertezi, and high school education in Kalavryta and Patra. His passion for education continued at Panteio University in Athens where he studied Political Science and History, proudly earning his Bachelor’s Degree at that time.

After serving in the Greek Army, his aunts Effie and Demetra Andrews in Nashua, NH invited him to immigrate to America. In 1960, Angelo gratefully accepted this generous invitation, and was soon enrolled at St Anselm College in Manchester, NH.

In 1961, Angelo met his future wife, Kay (Kassiani) Christodoulou from Beverly, MA and happily married in 1962. Kay soon found out that being married to Angelo was to be quite an adventure! Angelo’s thirst for knowledge led them to Fordham University in New York City, where he earned his Master’s and Doctorate degrees. In 1966, Kay and Angelo moved back to Nashua where Angelo became a professor at the esteemed Rivier College.

Professor Andriopoulos enthusiastically taught Political Science at Rivier for twenty years. Angelo was a well-known and greatly respected Professor to many, including a formidable number of Greek students. He was also an expert in the Greek language and often translated advanced Greek publications. Angelo had great expectations for his students, and avidly loved political thought and discussions. He became Chair of the Political Science Department and he established the first Bachelor’s program in paralegal studies on the East Coast.

Angelo was a loving and dedicated husband, uncle, Godfather, friend, college professor extraordinaire, exceptional Greek Orthodox chanter (psalti), an active member of St. Philip Church where he served as chanter. He was a passionate philosopher, lover of Greek music (especially clarinet), enthusiastic wine maker, competitive card player, disciplined health and fitness man, lover of all animals, proud of everything Greek, informed political junkie, and a man of intense family pride – a true lover of life. His Funeral was held in Greece.


ASTORIA – The Greek Cultural Center (GCC) in collaboration with Boann Books and Media present ‘Boann and the Well of Wisdom’ at the GCC, 26-80 30th Street in Astoria, April 25-28, one weekend only.

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