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Obituary for Sandra Sandy Poulos

April 16, 1937 - August 22, 2019
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 82


On Thursday, August 22nd, Sandra "Sandy" (Rogers) Poulos, 82, loving wife and mother, passed away.

Sandra was born on April 16, 1937 in Manchester, NH to Addis K and Arlene F. (Carpenter) Rogers. On July 2, 1960, she married Peter (Panagiotakos) Poulos. They raised two daughters, Jennifer (Panagiotakos) Lenox and Alexandria Panagiotakos.

Known for her ageless and infectious smile, and her colorful language. Sandy had a passion for the seaside, interior design, and animals. In 1970 she and her husband Peter opened Ya-Ya's, a beachside restaurant on Long Sands in York, Maine. Over the years, Ya-Ya's became known for its scrumptious blueberry muffins, pizza, subs, and broasted chicken. Sandy's love for her interior design nourished her artistic ability, which lead to her career at Millyard Interiors in Manchester, Goedecke Flooring, and design in Bedford. Her love for fashion transcended 8 stylish decades. Sandy knew how to put it all together and wear it well.

She was predeceased in death by her father Addis, mother Arlene, as well as her sisters Janet and Cheryl.

She is survived by her husband Peter; her two children, Jennifer, and Alexandria and her husband Danny; sisters Marcia and Myla; brother Frank; brother-in-law Perry; grandchildren Olivia and Christopher; as well as several nephews and nieces.

SERVICES: Visitation will be held on Monday, August 26th from 4-8 pm, with a Trisagion services at 7 pm at Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium, located at 250 Coolidge Ave. in Manchester. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, August 27th at 11 am at Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, located at 650 Hanover St. in Manchester. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery.

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250 Coolidge Ave
Manchester, NH 03102
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