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George J. Kyranos Veteran
March 21, 2021


George J. Kyranos died unexpectedly on March 21, 2021 on what was to be a beautiful spring day, just like the ones he loved. Born in Naousa, Greece to the late John D. and Maria (Nicolaou) Kyranos, he came to this country as a young man of seventeen in 1956 settling in Boston. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Elaine (Flomp) Kyranos; a son John G. and Leigh Kyranos of Fredericksburg, Virginia; a daughter Marika and Daniel Needham of Taunton; his grandchildren Alexis and James Kyranos of Fredericksburg; his brothers Kostas J. and Kassiane Kyranos of Milton, Christos and Basille Kyranos of Lakeville, a sister in law Frederika Kyranos of Naousa; many beloved nieces, nephews and their families both here and in Greece and his much loved god children James, John C., Yanni, Elena and Kleri. George was a well known person in Taunton’s restaurants. With his brother Chris, he ran the Gee & Cee Restaurant on Main Street for 10 Years and later spent five years in Dartmouth’s Friendly Pizza Shop. He returned to Taunton to be a cook/manager at G&S Pizza and A-1 Pizza. He made many friends over the years. A lifelong fisherman and hunter, he was a lover of the outdoors and all animals, especially his dog Roxie. He was a green thumb gardener who loved sharing the proceeds of his gardens with friends and neighbors. A good cook he was happiest when he had people to cook for. A Veteran of the U.S Army. He is also survived by a daughter Musette Kyranos and his late siblings Demetrios, Elizabeth, Sophia, Eugenia, Nicolaos and Euripidis. Funeral home visiting hours will be held at the O’Keefe-Wade Funeral Home, 70 Washington St., Taunton, MA 02780 on Thursday, March 25th from 4-7pm. A funeral service will be held at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 457 Oak St., Brockton, MA on Friday at 10am. Burial will be private. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made in George’s memory to either the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 457 Oak St., Brockton, MA 02301 or to the Taunton Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 57, 5-7 Taunton Green, Taunton, MA 02780

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O'Keefe-Wade Funeral Home
70 Washington Street
Taunton, MA 02780