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January 3, 2013

Spiros George Pantelis, 78

Haverhill — Spiros George Pantelis, 78 of Haverhill passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at Lawrence General Hospital.

He was born in Athens, Greece on August 26, 1934, son of the late George S. and Eva (Karamanos) Pantelis. Spiros was the former owner and operator of Pantelis Jewelry Shop formerly on Merrimack St. in downtown Haverhill. He was a member of Saggahew Lodge A.F. & A.M. in Haverhill, the Haverhill Commandery No. 14 K.T., was Past President of the Haverhill Exchange Club, Past President of Mass & RI Jewelers Assoc., member of American Gem Society and G.I.A.

He is survived by his daughter Tina E. Pantelis and her companion Ernie DiBurro, son George S. Pantelis, three grandchildren Andrea Karambelas and her fiancé Youssef Ambry, Joanna Karambelas and Leanna Psaros, great grandson Yanis Ambry, and his former wife Betty (Papas) Pantelis. He was the brother of the late Stamatis Pantelis.

ARRANGEMENTS: Visitation was held on Thursday, Dec. 27th at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St. Haverhill. At his request, funeral services and interment were private. Arrangements are by H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Shriners Hospital 51 Blossom St. Boston, MA 02114. Condolences to his family may be made at