Visiting hours and service both at St George Church:
Wake: ¬†Sunday, August 28th: 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Funeral: Monday*, August 29, 2016, 10:00 am
Presbytera Evelyn G. (Bardis) Bacopulos passed away on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at the age of 93.
Born in Northfield Vt., daughter of George and Mary (Megalogiannis) Bardis, oldest of eight children, Evelyn lived most of her young life in Keene NH, where she attended Keene High School and Keene State College.¬† She married George J. Bacopulos, a theological student at the end of WWII.¬† They were married for 53 years until his passing in 1999.¬† After their marriage Evelyn and Father George lived in Keene, and then in Boston, Detroit, and Bronxville, New York where they raised four children. They moved back to Keene in 1986.
Evelyn is survived by her son John (Trudy), daughters Dorothy (Michael) Sophocles, and Maria (James) Olsen. She was predeceased by her son, Christo (Anne).
She was known as ‚ÄúGrammy‚ÄĚ to her 15 grandchildren: Christine (Steve), George (Julie), Alyce (Scott), Sophocles (Renee), Sarah (Jason), Alexandra (Al), Jennifer (Stephen), George, Nicholas, Jessica (Matthew), Evanthia (Adam), George, Stephanie (Josh), Aggie, Anna(Jameson), and 15 great grandchildren, Alexandra, Nicholas, Christopher, Sarah, John, Aidan, Nicholas, Cassandra, Sophie, Michael, Sophia, Daphne, Ellie, Eleni and Oliver.
Evelyn is survived by siblings Marjorie Kanakis, Helen Brountas, James Bardis and Sonia Pelekis.¬† She was predeceased by her siblings Velma Rowe, John Bardis, and Katherine Maydwell. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, and grand-nephews.
Evelyn was a devout Greek Orthodox Christian.¬† All who knew her loved her.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. George Greek Orthodox Church, PO Box 392, Keene, NH 03431.
Visiting hours will be Sunday, August 28th at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 70 West Street, Keene, NH from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. A funeral service will take place at 10:00 am on Monday, August 29, 2016 also at St. George.
Fletcher Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Keene is assisting family with arrangements (www.FletcherFuneralHome.com).
* IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT PARKING ON MONDAY:¬† On Monday morning, we cannot park in our St. George parking lot; in the Grange parking lot between the rear of the church and Gilbo Avenue; and in the Grange spaces adjacent to our property, where Oster & Wheeler is located. To avoid being ticketed or towed, please park¬†in the metered parking spaces behind St. James church, next to Lindy‚Äôs Diner, on Gilbo Ave., and behind the Colonial Theater.