GEORGIADES, John Orrin
John Orrin Georgiades "John-John", 16, beloved son, grandson, nephew, cousin, big brother and special friend, who we called our little soldier, lost his valiant battle with neuroblastoma on Thursday, (October 24, 2013), at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, with his mother by his side. He was born in Hartford, November 16, 1996, son of Charlene Caruso and Lea Georgiades and brother to Sophia. John was raised in Marlborough and Hebron, prior to moving to Windsor last year. He attended RHAM High School. John had a love and passion for anything with wheels and a motor, which includes dirt bikes, ATVs, and bicycles, as well as rally and exotic cars, especially Ferraris. In addition, he enjoyed any type of X-treme sports and gaming on his XBOX. Along with his mother and father, John will be fondly remembered by his loving family; a sister, Sophia Georgiades; maternal grandparents, John and Ann Caruso (Nana & Papa) of Wethersfield; paternal grandfather, Constantinos Georgiades; paternal grandmother, Diana Lucek and her husband Emil, of Tolland; aunts and uncles, Michele and Ron Eleveld of Windsor, Patricia and Emidio Pizzoferrato of Wethersfield, Johnna and Adam Cohan of Berlin, Patrick and Patricia Caruso of Liberty Township, OH, Krystine and Rick Rohner of Coventry; Mark and Jennifer Georgiades of Marlborough, cousins, Nicole, Michael, Allison, Analiese, Haley, David, Austin, Abigail; special friends, Stephen Estes who was like a father to John, Keith, Tyler, Micaela, Mike, Elijah, and Casey; as well as many other loving family members and friends; and not to be forgotten, John's four legged friend Dinky. John's family wishes to extend a special thank you and their most heartfelt appreciation to the special nurses and PCAs at CCMC.
Friends and relatives may pay their respects to John and his family on Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 3-6 p.m. at the Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, 34 Beaver Rd., Wethersfield. A Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating John's life, will be held Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Church of the Incarnation, 544 Prospect St., Wethersfield (all attending are asked to go directly to church). Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Ave., Hartford. Memorial donations may be made in John's name to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, of Connecticut, 126 Monroe Tpk., Trumbull, CT 06611. To extend online expressions of sympathy or for further information, please visit farleysullivan.com.