Peter A. Heliotis
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Beloved Husband, Father,
Grandfather and Great-Grandfather
Peter A. Heliotis, 89, husband of Sophia Bakis Heliotis, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2012 at home surrounded by his family. Born March 21, 1923 in Athens Greece, he was the son of the late Arthur and Anna Palamaris Heliotis.
Mr. Heliotis is a veteran of two wars in Greece before emigrating to Stamford in 1956. He moved to Norwalk and has been a resident there since 1969. He will be remembered as a devoted husband who loved his family and he will be greatly missed.
In addition to his wife Sophia, he is survived by his son, Dr. Arthur Heliotis and his wife Maria of Norwalk, and his daughter Anne Papastathis and her husband Dennis of Norwalk. He is survived by four grandchildren, George C. Papastathis and his wife Dawn of Norwalk, Dr. Nicole Papastathis Huffman and her husband Dr. Steven Huffman of Chicago, IL, and Peter Heliotis and Nicholas Heliotis both of Norwalk. He is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Zoe Anne Papastathis of Norwalk and Dean Keith Huffman of Chicago and by many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Sunday from 3:00 to 7:00 PM (with Trisagion Service at 6:30 PM), at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. Services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday in Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Stamford, 1230 Newfield Avenue, Stamford. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk.
Contributions in his name may be made to: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Stamford, 1230 Newfield Avenue Stamford, CT 06905. Please visit www.collins-funeral.com to leave condolences.
Collins Funeral Home
92 East Avenue Norwalk, CT 06851
Published in The Hour on Nov. 17, 2012