SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

April 25, 2013

Charles A. Adamopoulos, 90


Peabody, MA — Charles A. Adamopoulos, 90, of Peabody, passed away at the Kaplan Hospice House on April 23, 2013. He was the son of Anthony and Virginia (Argyrakis) Adamopoulos, born February 24, 1923, in Dover, N.H.

He was a decorated Navy veteran during WWII, and received medals for serving in the American Theatre Campaign; WWII Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign, Philippine Liberation Medal and the Bronze Star. After his Military service, he was a bartender at several restaurants on the North Shore and he later became a horse trainer at race tracks throughout New England and Florida.

He is survived by his brothers, Socrates and his wife, Anna, of Lynn, and Peter and his wife, Virginia, of California; and a sister in law, Despina Adamopoulos, of Groveland.

He was the brother of the late Arthur Adamopoulos and Ernest Adamopoulos who passed away on April 7, 2013. He leaves many nieces and nephews. He was a longtime companion of the late Lillian Burnett.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visitation today from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Mackey Funeral Home, 22 Conant St., Danvers, MA. Burial will be private. Assisting the family is James G. Sampsonis, Director. For more information, visit www.mackeyfuneralhome.com.