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Theodore Persakis Passes Away

October 30, 2019

NASHUA, NH  – Theodore Persakis, 80, died peacefully Friday evening, October 25 at Emerson Hospital in Concord, MA surrounded by his loving family.

Ted was the beloved husband of Helen (Mihailidis) Persakis and was born in Ampelakia, Greece on February 20, 1939, the son of the late Konstantinos and Nitsa (Kanaki) Persaki.

While growing up in Greece, he attended and graduated college and later served in the Greek Army. He immigrated to the United States in 1966.

Prior to his retirement, Ted was employed as a systems analyst for Boston College for over 25 years.

Ted was a devout member of his church, St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church, where he continued his love of chanting which he has done for over 30 years.

In addition to his wife, Helen, he is survived by two children, Dino Persakis and his wife Elvia of Ayer, MA and Nina Williams and her husband Kevin of Ayer, MA; his three grandchildren, Nicholas, Alexander, and Natalie; as well as his two siblings George Persakis and his wife Efi of Larissa, Greece and Christina Georgali of Athens, Greece; and many nieces and nephews.

Ted was predeceased by his brother-in-law, George Georgali.

Ted’s visitation took place on Wednesday, October 30 in St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church of Nashua, NH and his Funeral Service followed. Interment took take place in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA.

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