Eugenia “Jeanne” Yphantes of Norwood, MA, formerly of Walpole and Westwood. Jeanne passed away peacefully on February 16, 2023 surrounded by her loving family. Jeanne was born on April 30, 1941 to George and Bessie Poulos. She grew up in Jamaica Plain in a large extended Greek family. She graduated from Jamaica Plain High School in 1958 and continued her education at Boston Business School. Jeanne worked as a secretary for many years while raising her three children in Westwood. She was a fiercely independent woman who loved the beach, reading, cooking, playing cards with the “girls,” Elvis, singing, and dancing. Above all, Jeanne loved her family. Devoted mother of Christine Yphantes and her wife Melinda Coneys of Somerville, MA; Stephanie Andrews and her husband Paul of Norfolk, MA; and Paula Tsetsilas and her husband Shawn of Rye, NH. Adored Nona of Nathan, Matthew, Alexis, Ryan, Zoe, Nicholas, and Tyler. Beloved sister of Peter Poulos and his wife Lucy of Marshfield, MA; and Christina Lambrenos and her husband Constantine of Dedham, MA. Loving niece of Christos Kanakis of Jamaica Plain. Life-long friend of Kay Sullivan of Westwood, MA. Jeanne also leaves behind many cherished cousins, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and friends.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jeanne’s memory may be made to Rosie's Place 889 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA 02118.
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Jeanne's Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 11 a.m. at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral Chapel 162 Goddard Ave. BROOKLINE. Visiting hours will be held Monday 5 -7:00 p.m. at the Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home 8 Spring St. (at the corner of Centre St.) WEST ROXBURY. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.
Jeanne will be laid to rest at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Boston.
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