John Lambros, 87, husband of Pauline (Vincent) Lambros of Essex,
died Saturday March 22, 2008 in the Beverly Hospital following a
Born in Ipswich January 31, 1922, he was the son of the late Charles
and Constantina (Maniates) Lampropoulos. He served as a coxswain in
the Navy during World War II, and was on board the USS Suwannee, an
aircraft escort carrier hit in Okinawa by Japanese kamikazes in the
Battle of Leyte on October 26, 1944. The pride of Johnís life was
his service to his country and his relationship with his friends and
comrades in the US Navy.
Following his honorable discharge, he and his wife made their home
in Essex and owned and operated Johnny Lís seafood restaurant in
Rowley. A wonderfully caring man who devoted himself to his family
and extended family, he enjoyed hunting and fishing at his camps in
Rangely, Maine and Laramie, Wyoming. He will be greatly missed by
addition to his wife of forty years, he is survived by his
stepchildren, Susan Lezon and her husband Michael of Seattle, WA and
Daniel Vincent and his wife Assiah Russell of Somersworth, NH, four
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
is also survived by two sisters, Helen Manos and Eleanor
Kyriakopoulos and two, brothers Charles Lambros and Paul
Lampropoulos, all of Ipswich.
was the brother of the late, Thomas, James, William, George,
Anastasia and infant Yanoula Lampropoulos all formerly of Ipswich,
Peter Lampropoulos formerly of Salt Lake City, NV and Irene
Alexander formerly of Cheyenne, WY.
funeral service will be held Saturday March 29 at 1 pm in the United
Methodist Church, Meetinghouse Green, Ipswich. Family and friends