February 17, 1937 - March 27, 2014
Dimitrios Bletsas, 77, of Easton, was born in Zavroho, Ioaninna, Greece on February 17, 1937. He passed away on March 27, 2014 in Bridgeport, CT
Dimitrios Bletsas founded Hellas Air Temp. Inc in Norwalk 35 years ago with his two sons Hristoforos and Athanasios Bletsas. He prided himself in being an honest and hard worker who led others by example. Dimitrios Bletsas was a great man to those who knew him. He valued and loved his family, always placing their needs before his own.
Dimitrios is preceded in death by his wife Ourania Bletsas and his son Hristoforos Bletsas.
He is survived by his son Athanasios Bletsas and wife Lambrini; his daughter Maria Matsikas and her husband Kostas; daughter in-law Amalia Bletsas; his brother George Bletsas and his wife Antigone; grandchildren, Ourania Ouzounidis and husband Lazaros, Yarifalia Bletsas and husband Tassos, Dimitrios A. Bletsas, Dimitra Skroubelos and husband Georgios, Anthoula Johnson and husband Antonis, Voula Bletsas, Dimitrios Matsikas, Ourania Bletsas, Dimitrios H. Bletsas, Ourania Matsikas, Apostoli Matsikas, and Alexis Bletsas; and great-grandchildren, Nikolaos Ouzounidis and Maria Johnson; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Visitations will be from 4:00-8:00 pm on Sunday March 30, 2014 at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Ave, Norwalk. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am on Monday March 31, 2014 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 4070 Park Ave, Bridgeport. Burial will follow at the Riverside Cemetery in 81 Riverside Ave, Norwalk.
Donations in his memory may be made to: The Hristoforos Bletsas Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 1230 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905.