WORCESTER-Jani Xhupi, 75 of 1 Shawmut Street, died Thursday, April 14th in Fairlawn Rehabilitation Center. He leaves his wife, Eleni (Gjini) Xhupi, 2 sons, Thomas Xhupi of Worcester and Nestor Xhupi of Cranston, RI, a sister, Eleni Papajani of Worcester and 2 granddaughters, Eleni Kristiana and Dea Xhupi.
He was born in Dhuvjan, Albania the son of Thomas and Amalia (Gumenidhi) Xhupi and moved here in 1994. He had been a chemistry professor in Albania. During World War 2 he served in the Albanian Army.
The funeral is Saturday, April 16th from O’CONNOR BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 592 Park Avenue with a service at 12 Noon in St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 102 Russell Street. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday, April 15th from 5:00 until 8:00 PM in the funeral home.