Stephen George Manekas of Chelmsford

Stephen George Manekas, born June 28, 1932, a son of the late George and late Stella Manekas passed away on May 14, 2020 after a lengthy battle with cancer.  He was the loving husband of Doris Duffy Manekas for the past 65 years.  Brother of Late Penelope (Manekas) Metaxas and her husband, Late Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Metaxas, and late James Manekas and his wife, late Helen.  Steve was born in Lowell and later moved to Chelmsford where he was active in the Elks and Boy Scouts.

He was a devoted father to William Manekas and his wife, Linda, Michael Manekas, Susan (Manekas) Schott and her husband Robert Schott and Kathy (Manekas) Tasiopoulos.

He was a loving Papou to Stephen Manekas II, Stephanie (Tasiopoulos) Nicoll and her husband Jonathan Nicoll, James Tasiopoulos, Sarah Schott, Nicholas Schott and Maximilian Schott.  As well as a Great-Papou to Lina Nicoll.

Prior to his retirement, Stephen was a self-employed entrepreneur in the food industry.  He was a faithful member of the choir and Board of Directors of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Lowell.

Due to the trying times during this pandemic, private viewing and funeral services are restricted to immediate family members only.  He will be greatly missed by many family members and friends


6 Condolences for Stephen George Manekas of Chelmsford

    Bill

    Steve the Ice Cream Man – one of my favorite memories growing up in the city. Always smiling, a breath of fresh air in the summer. Condolences to his family.

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    M.Metaxas Armstrong

    Uncle Steve I will remember him as kind,gentle,and loving uncle. As a small girl I spent the summer with them He took me on his rounds in the ice cream truck. I even had overalls to match his! At our wedding he was our best man.Many many other memories come flooding back. We will miss you. Our sympathies to the family.
    Your niece,Margaret Metaxas Armstrong and husband Russell

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    Maureen Manekas

    Our deepest sympathy for the loss of our Uncle Steve. Sending our prayers and thoughts to Aunt Doris and family.
    Love, George and Maureen Manekas

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    Richard Girard

    My condolences to the whole family. He was always a kind, helpful man who set a good example for us kids growing up in the neighborhood. May find memories of a life well lived be with you always.

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    Richard Girard

    My condolences to the whole family. He was always a kind, helpful man who set a good example for us kids growing up in the neighborhood. May fond memories of a life well lived be with you always.

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    Bernard Batfle

    So sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. He was an integral part of my growing up in Lowell. A man of great patience and kindness.

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