George H. Poulos, 91, of Hamden, passed away on October 27, 2012. He was the husband of the late Freida Mourtses Poulos. George was born in New Haven on April 7, 1921, son of the late Harris and Mary Laios Poulos and had lived in Hamden since 1951. He served in the U. S. Army in WWII and was a Normandy survivor. George was a member of St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church. A 32 Degree Mason, he was past Treasurer of Day Spring Lodge # 30, A.F. & A.M. and affiliated with Scottish Rite Valley of New Haven, Lafayette Consistory, Pyramid Temple Shrine, and the New Haven Shrine Club. George graduated from Commercial High School in 1939 and received an A.S. in Accounting and a B.S. in Business Administration from Quinnipiac College in 1947. George was an accountant and credit manager for the former Simkins Industries, Inc. for 20 years and retired from the Comptrollers Office at Yale University as a Senior Financial Analyst in 1987. He is survived by a son, Andrew H. Poulos of Milford and a sister, Jane P. Porto of Jupiter, FL. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by his daughter, Ann Poulos and sister, Katherine McManus. Friends may visit with the family at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE, HAMDEN on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 4-8 p.m., with a Trisagion Service at 7 p.m. Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 10 a.m. in St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church. In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, Building Fund, 480 Racebrook Rd., Orange, CT, 06477 or Shriners Hospitals for Children, c/o Pyramid Temple, 158 Research Dr., Milford, CT 06460-8236.

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  1. Andy, I was so sorry to hear about your dad. From the obtituary, it sounds like he lived a full life. That is all any of us can ask for. I know you miss him and there is a hole but it does get better. I know from past experience. Take care of yourself. Candy

  2. Dear Andy… Mindy and I send our sincere condolences to you. You and your father were lucky to have had each other. You were a dedicated and loving son for which you should be proud. We hope you find comfort from family and friends at this time.

  3. Millie and I send our deepest condolences to the Poulos family. As a brother Mason, and member of Day Spring Lodge #30, George will be missed by all who knew him.We share your grief with his passing

  4. I have wonderful memories of talking with George in Day Spring Masonic Lodge. He was a good man and Mason and was very supportive when I was Master of the Lodge. The world and our lodge will miss him. He is certainly in a better place where he awaits those of us who are entitled to join him.

  5. We’re so sorry for your loss. I looked forward to seeing your father when I worked at the Hamden Townhouse. He was such a pleasant person.

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