Obituary for George Pappagianis
George Pappagianis, of Nashua, died on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.
He was the son of the late Spiros and Spiridoula (Geoldasis) Pappagianis. He is survived by his wife Helen, and daughter Maria, both of Nashua. He was predeceased by his sister, Mary Andarakis, of Clearwater, FL and her daughter, Cynthia.
While serving in the Army in Europe during WWII, George took part in three campaigns, receiving a combat infantry badge and a Purple Heart.
George served on the NH Judicial Council and on several NH Bar Association Committees at various times. At one time, he was the editor of the NH Bar Journal for many years and was one of the sponsors of the bill that the legislature enacted into law that created the Unified Bar Association. He was also minority leader in the NH House of Representatives and served as Attorney General of NH. George also served as clerk of the NH Supreme Court, reporter of its decisions and served as a judge of the NH Superior Court.
In 1969, he received a Brotherhood Award from the NH Chapter of the National Council of Christians and Jews. During his retirement, he was a volunteer for many years in the ESL program at the Amherst Street School.
SERVICES: Friends and Family are warmly invited to attend a calling hour on Monday, December 11 at the St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church, 500 W Hollis St., Nashua from 10:00AM-11:00AM. A funeral service will start promptly at 11:00AM, also at the St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church. Interment prayers and burial will follow at Edgewood Cemetery, Amherst St., Nashua. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial donation in George’s name to Home Health and Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054 or to the St. Philips Greek Orthodox Church, 500 W Hollis St., Nashua, NH 03062.
The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER”.