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760 Main St.
Winchester, MA 01890
Phone: 781-729-2580
Fax: 781-729-0149
Nicholas Vallas

Nicholas J Vallas

Sunday, December 5th, 1920 - Thursday, December 27th, 2018
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VALLAS, Nicholas J. (Pravasilis) of Winchester, MA died at home on December 27, 2018 at age 98. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Effie Daginis Vallas, whom he married in the Boston snow on January 18, 1948. He was also predeceased by his devoted second wife Nephale James. Treasured father of Marlene and Bob Williamson of Winchester, Mauria and Rick Falcone of Walpole, and Melissa Vallas and her husband Ken Gellman of Andover. Stepfather to Dana James. Brother-in-law of the late Bette and Charles Zaharris, as well as Joan and the late George Tsakos. Cherished grandfather of Nick, Ryan, Alexa, Reid, Reese, Paige and Nate. Uncle of Nicholas and Dean Tsakos, Kimberly Rose, Drake Zaharris and the late David Zaharris. Adored by his great nieces and nephews Drew, Dana, Kaley, Kendall, Cole, Spenser, Griffen, and Cade. He served with distinction with the Marines in the Pacific Theater including Guam, Okinawa and Nagasaki. He returned to a business career in Boston after the war, where his greatest gift was the love he shared with his daughters, family, and friends. His warmth followed him wherever he went bestowing a lifetime of joy and laughter to his family, endearing him to all he met. A viewing will take place at the Lane Funeral Home, 760 Main St., WINCHESTER, on January 2nd from 4-8pm. A funeral service will be held at 11am at the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary, 70 Montvale Ave., Woburn, followed by interment at Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester. A mercy meal with follow at the Woburn Country Club, 5 Country Club Rd., Woburn, MA 01801. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Winchester Hospital, Marlene V. Williamson Fund for Nursing Excellence, 41 Highland Ave., Winchester, MA 01890. He will be truly missed by all lives he has touched.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lane Funeral Home
    760 Main Street
    WINCHESTER, MA 01890
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  • Service

    Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 11:00am
    The Annunciation of the Greek Orthodox
    70 Montvale Avenue
    WOBURN, MA 01801
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  • Interment

    Wildwood Cemetery
    42 Palmer Street
    WINCHESTER, MA 01890
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Tim Duffy and the entire Duffy Family

Posted at 11:24am
Our sincere sympathies. He will certainly be missed.
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Atrius Health Supervisor Group

Posted at 01:46pm
Mauria, Sorry for your loss. We are all thinking of you at this difficult time. Brian, Wen-Chih, Beth, Dave, Angela, Nancy, Nuala, Lisa, Scott.
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Paul, Alyssa, Cole and Caden

Posted at 09:57pm
You will be missed! You spread sunshine everywhere you walked!! We love you ! Rest in sweet peace Nick. Love, The Pedersen Family
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Nicholas Kostan

Posted at 09:54am
With loving memories of my Godfather, Nick Kostan
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Marilyn james

Posted at 08:14pm
Truly a great, one-of-a-kind man. It was a real privilege for me and my family to know and love him. He was warm, generous, and very kind, with never a hint of malice. He enjoyed life and set a wonderful example of what it means to be a humble but very mighty man. Rest in peace, Nick. Love, Marilyn

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