George J. Zavoritis

October 20, 1926September 5, 2012

Mr. George James Zavoritis, age 85, of Marblehead, passed away peacefully on September 5, 2012 after a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Aspasia (Cokas) Zavoritis. Born in New York City, NY on October 20, 1926, he was the youngest son of Demetrios and Panagiota (Drosos) Zavoritis. He was a Veteran of World War II, having served in the 11th Airborne Division Parachute Infantry Regiment. He received his Honorable Discharge on November 18, 1946. He graduated from Boston University of Law in 1957. He became an Associate Legal Counsel of the law firm, Bicknell and Smith of Cambridge on January 5, 1965. He was past president of the Wyoma Lions Club in Lynn and a member of Tedesco Country Club. An avid sports enthusiast, he also enjoyed playing golf. He won the Tedesco Cup in 1981 and 1982 along with his partner, Tim Foley. He leaves his two sons, James G. Zavoritis of Beverly and Stephen Zavoritis of Clearwater, FL; one sister, Pauline Rowe of Mountain View, CA, and one sister-in-law, Theodora Cokas of Swampscott. George’s Funeral will be held from the CUFFE-MCGINN FUNERAL HOME, 157 Maple St. Lynn on Monday at 9:00AM followed by a Funeral Service in St. George Greek Orthodox Church at 10:00AM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead. Visiting Hours Sunday 2-6PM. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be sent to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Rd. Wilton, NH 03086.



  • Visitation Sunday, September 16, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 17, 2012


  • Burial

George J. Zavoritis

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September 16, 2012

Jim and Steve,
George was a good friend and I miss him. His wry wit, his loyalty, and his companionship are also sorely missed. Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your father.
Paul S. Downing

The Staff of Cuffe McGinn Funeral Home

September 12, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

September 10, 2012

It is hard to say goodby. You have been a very good friend and I enjoyed our weekend golf with Pic and Downing. Rosalie and I will miss you. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Paul & Rosalie Baribeau

Helene Palmer

September 7, 2012

My thoughts and prayers to James, Stephen and all the family.