Alexander "Alec" Poulios Passes Away

PORTLAND -- Alexander Alec Poulios, 91, of Portland died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006 at a Portland hospital.

Alec was born in Livadi, Greece the son of Demetrious and Annetta Voyazas Poulios and migrated to the United States as a child and was educated in New Hampshire.

Alec married Geraldine Osborne in 1952.

He was a manager and later became co-owner of the Puritan Tea Room for many years.

He was predeceased by his wife of 10 years Geraldine, his parents, a brother Eddie, and son Robert.

Survivors include a son Willie Burney and his wife Charlene; a son Stanley Burney; and a daughter Penny and her husband Jim Dennison; sisters Persephone and Helen Poulios of Portland; brothers Costas and wife Leni of Port St. Lucie, Fla., Plouto and wife Stacey of Rochester, N.Y., Memos and wife Gina of Wappingers Falls, N.Y.; along with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Alec did it his way.

Visiting hours will be held from 5-8 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006 with a 7 p.m., Trisagion service at the Hobbs Funeral Home, 230 Cottage Road, South Portland. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Interment to follow at Forest City Cemetery in Portland.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to:

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
133 Pleasant Street
Portland, Maine 04102

or the Shriners Children Hospital, Springfield, Mass.

(Portland Press Herald 7 January 2006)

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