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George M. Valeras

Nov 21, 2020

NASHUA – George M. Valeras, 74, died peacefully Friday, November 13, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He is the beloved husband of Eleni (Economopoulos) Valeras with whom he celebrated 45 years of marriage in September.

George was born in Argyrohori, Greece and was the son of the late Michael and Marigo (Kolematsi) Valeras. He and his family immigrated to the United States in 1969.

Most recently, he was employed by Raytheon as a mechanical maintenance technician for 35 years until his retirement. Prior to working at Raytheon, he was self employed as a plumber for many years.

In his free time, George enjoyed being outdoors, from hunting which was a favorite hobby to taking his beloved dogs on a beautiful hike. He truly loved to take trips with his wife annually to Greece to visit family. He was also a member of St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church as well as the Ahepa Organization. Above all, his most cherished time was spent with his family, especially when he could coach his children’s soccer teams when they were younger and family gatherings to enjoy each other’s company and listening to Greek music and Greek dancing.

In addition to his wife, Eleni, he is survived by his two sons, Angelo George Valeras and his wife Stephanie Valeras of Nashua( his 2nd grandchild Noah John Valeras due in February 2021) and Stephanos D. Valeras and his wife Amy Valeras of Pelham, his grandchild, Brinley Georgia Valeras; his brothers, Christoforos Valeras and his wife Angeliki of Lowell and his identical twin, Evangelos Valeras of Nashua. He is also survived by his nephews, Michael Valeras and his wife Susan of Nottingham and their son Jason, Michael Valeras and his wife Jacey, Demetrios Valeras and his wife Kylee and their sons, Kristopherr and Lukas, Andrew Valeras and his wife Aimie B. and their children Ayanna, Alique, and Arcadia; his nephew Anthony Valeras; and his niece Marisa Valeras.

George was predeceased by his brother Harry Valeras and his wife Penelope; his sister-in-law, Catherine Valeras and his nephew Bill Valeras.

Relatives and friends are invited to George’s WALK THROUGH visitation on TUESDAY, November 17th form 10 until 11 AM at St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church, 500 W Hollis Street, Nashua. His Funeral Service will follow in the Church at 11 AM. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Nashua. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in George’s name to St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church. Arrangements entrusted to the care of ROCHETTE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 21 Kinsley Street, Nashua. To leave an online condolence, story, or message please visit www.ANCTIL-ROCHETTE.com.