02 May

Chris John Tasoulas, 88, of Keene passed away on April 29, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Keene on February 10, 1928, son of John Ernest Tasoulas and Mary Vlahogianni. He attended Lincoln School and graduated in 1946 from Keene High School. He started Chris J. Tasoulas Realty in 1956 and remained active in his family business throughout his life. He married Anna Libbares on July 29, 1956, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Keene, and they shared 57 years together.

Mr. Tasoulas was a hardworking, humble family man who cherished his Greek heritage.

This was reflected in his active dedication to both the church and his community. He served his church as the president of the parish council for many years. He served his community as a city councilor for Ward 1 from 1966 to 1971 and state representative from 1967 to 1970. He served his nation in the Army National Guard from 1948 until 1971, retiring as major.

Survivors include his daughter, Maria E. T. Bradshaw, her husband, Peter, and their children, Sarah and Anna; his daughter, Georgia A. L. Tasoulas; his son, John C. Tasoulas, his wife, Roe-Ann, and their children, Piper and Mack; and his sister, Patricia Blastos.

His wife, Anna, his infant son, Spero, and his siblings, Ernest, Anthony, and Helen, all died earlier.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, May 3 at 11:00 a.m. at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church, 70 West St., Keene. Fletcher Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Keene is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Saint George Greek Orthodox Church, 70 West St., P.O. Box 392, Keene 03431.

Important note about parking on Tuesday for the funeral:
No parking:
– in the St. George parking lot
– in the Grange parking lot between the rear of the church and Gilbo Avenue
– in the Grange spaces adjacent to our property, where Oster & Wheeler is located
Please park in the metered parking spaces behind St. James church, next to Lindy’s Diner, on Gilbo Ave., or behind the Colonial Theatre.

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