NORWALK, Conn. - Georgios Tsaparakis of Norwalk died Wednesday, June 5. He was 86.
Tsaparakis was born Feb. 14, 1927, in Ptolemais, Greece, son of Dimitrios and Fotoni Giannakakis Tsaparakis. He immigrated to the United States with his wife and children in 1971, settling in Norwalk. He worked as a factory worker for many years.
Tsaparakis is survived by his wife, Athina Arapidis Tsaparakis; son, Dimitrios Tsaparakis (Jean); daughter, Aliki Tsekouras (Theodore); five grandchildren; and brother, Fotios Tsaparakis. He was predeceased by his parents; and siblings, Simeon Tsaparakis, Yannis Tsaparakis and Efstratia Tsaparakis Savvakis.
Calling hours are Monday, June 10 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home , 92 East Ave., Norwalk. Services will be held Tuesday, June 11 at 10 a.m. in St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 238 West Rocks Road, Norwalk. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Riverside Ave., Norwalk.
Contributions in Tsaparakis’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital ( www.stjude.org/donate ).
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