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Stavroula Xigoros
May 30, 2008


Stavroula (Mourtzinos) Xigoros, 73, passed away Friday May 30th at Saints Medical Center.

She was born July 20, 1934 in Kambohori Arcadia, Greece a daughter of the late Athanasios and Nicoletta(Varelas) Mourtzinos.

Mrs. Xigoros was educated in Greece, where she married her husband of 47 years, Mr. Fotios Xigoros in 1961. Following their marriage they came to the United States settling in Lowell.

She worked as a stitcher for many years at Lark Dress and later on up until her retirement Robert Leonard.

Stavroula was a member of the Assumption of Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Dracut. She was a member of the churches Ladies Philoptochos Society, an original benefactor of the church where she enjoyed working for the festival and fund raisers to benefit the church.

She is survived by her loving husband Mr. Fotios Xigoros of Lowell, a daughter, Christine Xigoros, a son, Steven Xigoros both of Lowell; three brothers, Paraskevas Mourtzinos and his wife Mary of Lowell, George Mourtzinos and his wife Aspacia of Greece, Elias Mourtzinos and his wife Eleni of Greece; four sisters, Cathy Poulos of Toronto, Canada, Christine Tsionis and her husband Elias of Greece, Constantina Gortzis of Greece, Eleni Demopoulos of Greece; two sisters in law, Christine Pournaras and her husband Nick of Lowell, Vasilike Sotirakos and her husband Costas of Lowell; three brothers in law, Athanasios Xigoros of Lowell, John Xigoros and his wife Ekaterine of Dracut, Demetrios Xigoros and his wife Fotoula of Greece; also many nieces and nephews here and in Greece.

Mrs. Xigoros was pre-deceased by her sister in law, Georgia Hantzis.

Friends will be received at the M. R. LAURIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 295 Pawtucket St. Lowell on Sunday from 4 to 8pm. Her funeral will take place on Monday at 9am from the Funeral Home followed by services at the Assumption of Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church at 10am. Interment to follow in Westlawn Cemetery. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, memorial donations may be made in her memory to the Assumption of Virgin Mary Church, 1160 Mammouth Rd Dracut, Ma. 01826.

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M. R. Laurin & Son Funeral Home
295 Pawtucket Street
Lowell, MA 01854