hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

May 9, 2013

John J. "Coach" Plasteras, 92

Formerly of haverhill — John J. “Coach” Plasteras, 92, of Newbury (Byfield), formerly of Haverhill, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Wingate of Haverhill Rehabilitation.

He was born in Haverhill on March 13, 1921, son of the late James and Efterpe (Gianoukos) Plasteras.

John was the husband of the late Mary (Sampsonis) Plasteras who died July 20, 2006, and is survived by his three sons, James J. Plasteras of Boston, John Plasteras of Newbury, and Nicholas Plasteras and his wife, Melissa Miller, of Lynnfield; as well as cousins, nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: His Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, May 1, at the Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church, Winter Street, Haverhill. Burial with military honors followed in the Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill, were held Tuesday, April 30. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Holy Apostles Church, 154-156 Winter St., Haverhill, MA 01830. To view his complete obituary or to send a condolence to his family, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.