November 18, 1918 - March 27, 2016
Spiro J. Linatsas, 97, of Bedford, NH, died Sunday, March 27, 2016 in Lowell. He was born November 18, 1918 in Nashua, NH son of the late Charles and Kaliope (Dosos) Linatsas. He was predeceased in 2013 by his loving wife Stella (Gianoulis) Linatsas and was also predeceased by a son, Chris Katis. Spiro was also predeceased by a brother, James Linatsas as well as by a sister, Ruby Yucknevich. In 1947, Spiro founded Nashua Wallpaper & Paint Company in Nashua, NH. He worked hand in hand with his son, George Katis and his grand sons, Charles Katis and Mark Katis, to create Universal Decor, a network of specialized stores servicing contractors, builders, businesses, and homeowners for over 65 years. Spiro was a highly decorated Army Veteran of World War II. He enjoyed spending summers with his family at his beach house in Hampton, NH and wintering in Pompano Beach, FL. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. His loving family includes one son; George Katis and his wife Sarah of Bedford, NH, two daughters; Liz Skinsacos and her fiancé Armand Caron of Chelmsford, MA, and Hope Zaroulis of Tewksbury, MA, seven grandchildren; Charles Katis, Kassandra Katis - Galipeault, Mark Katis, John Janakos, Spiro Skinsacos, James Zaroulis, Maria Zaroulis, many great grandchildren as well as several nieces, nephews, and many other loving family members. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 30th from 4pm-8pm in the DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME, 50 FERRY ST. IN HUDSON, NH. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 31st at 10am in Saint Philip Greek Orthodox Church, 500 West Hollis St. in Nashua. All may meet at the church. Burial will be held in Westlawn Cemetery, 215 Boston Road in Lowell. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Spiro’s loving memory to the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth, CHaD, c/o D-HH/Geisel Office of Development, One Medical Center Drive, HB 7070, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001 or online at chadkids.org. .
Spiro J. Linatsas, 97, of Bedford, NH, died Sunday, March 27, 2016 in Lowell. He was born November 18, 1918 in Nashua, NH son of the late Charles and Kaliope (Dosos) Linatsas. He was predeceased in 2013 by his loving wife Stella (Gianoulis)... View Obituary & Service Information
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