Family Login:

Louis E. Yianacopolus

Share This Obituary

Send Flowers
 Send Flowers

Memories & Candles

“My sincere condolences to the whole family Worked with him in stoneham. Louis was A great guy worked with Paul for a short time so sorry for your...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: David Nollett - Andover, MA

“My heart is heavy to hear this news. I will always remember Uncle Louie's sense of humor & laugh both of which were infectious and of course the...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Kim Briggs - Andover, MA - Family

“Glenn, Neil, Paul & KevinNo matter how old we are, it's never easy to lose a parent. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you grieve. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Rick Casey - Franklin, MA

“We always looked up to Louie with respect. Growing up he was one of the police officers that could relate to and talk to teenagers. Louie and Mary...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Kevin and Maria Dolan - Stoneham, MA

“Glenn,Classmate Sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Cleveland Coats - Lexington

“To Neil , Paul, Kevin and your whole family, I would like to send my sincerest condolences and prayers to your family at this time. Your father must...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Ssean Dillon - Lowell, MA

“Glen Neil Paul Kevin so sorry for the loss of your father Louis was the best my father always had a funny story when they worked together on the...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Billy Mcnulty - Woburn, MA

“I am very sorry for your loss. Lou was a wonderful guy. He would call me a couple times during the year at the Benefits Office to ask questions. ...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Christine DelRossi - Dracut, MA

“So sorry for your loss. May he rest in eternal peace. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Dennis Newell - Chelmsford, MA

“Kevin so sorry for your family loss he was great farther to you and your brothers ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: John Tardif - Lynn, MA - Coworker

Police Emblem

Louis "Janis" Yianacopolus of Stoneham, MA, passed away at the age 83 on Thursday, March 18, 2021.

Louis was the beloved husband of the late Mary Ann Rafferty Yianacopolus of 61 years. He was the devoted father of Glenn Yianacopolus and his wife Valerie, Neil Yianacopolus and his wife Denise, Paul Yianacopolus and his wife Kimberly, and Kevin Yianacopolus and his wife Doreen. He was the loving "Papu" to Bo and Clay, Kayla and Keli, Samantha, Matthew, Jessica, Alexa and Michael, and Tyler, Julia, Caroline, and Meghan. He was also the loving son of the late Ernest and Anna Yianacopolus, brother to Joan Varoutsos and the late John Yianacopolus.

Louis Yianacopolus graduated from Woburn High School where he excelled as a baseball pitcher and was drafted by the Boston Braves. In his early days, Louie worked at Winn factory company in Woburn. He then joined the Army National Guard from 1954 to 1962 where he was an expert sharpshooter and marksman. Louis went on to become a Stoneham Police officer for 37 years. He was known to patrol Stoneham square by foot always greeting the community. Louis enjoyed cooking and loved to cook for his family and friends. On his off days, you could find Louie fishing at some of his favorite places like Salem Willows, Horn Pond, Sebago Lake, and many fishing charters.

A Funeral Mass to celebrate Louis' eternal life will be held on Monday, March 29, 2021 in St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at 10 AM. Interment, St. Patrick Cemetery, Stoneham.