NORTH ATTLEBORO - Peter A. Gianopoulos, Jr., 74, of North Attleboro passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 21, 2017 surrounded by his devoted family. He celebrated 50 years of marriage to Rose (Helmboldt) Gianopoulos in August.
Born August 26, 1943 in Somerville, he was a son of the late Peter A., Sr. and Malpa (Psalto) Gianopoulos.
Peter grew up in Boston and has been a resident of North Attleboro for the past 23 years.
He was a general contractor and owned Riverside Construction in Medford for over 30 years before retiring in 1996.
Peter enjoyed vegetable gardening and also was an avid student of the law. He loved reading case law and doing legal research. Above all his most cherished moments were spent with his wife, children and grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he is survived four children: Joanne McMahon of Woburn, Nancy McMahon and partner Janet Roche of Woburn, Petra Wise and husband Foster of North Attleboro and Sara Gianopoulos and Dmitry Primeror of North Providence, RI;
seven grandchildren: Jaclyn, Emily, Brandon, Quinn, Peter, Harper and Eli; and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, October 25 from 4-7:30 p.m. in the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro. A funeral service will be held at the conclusion of visitation in the funeral home at 7:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Peter's memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.