portrait picture for Eleni "Helen" Yannios

Wake: Friends may call Sunday, February 6 between the hours of 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Services: Funeral services will be held at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 238 West Rocks Road, Norwalk, CT 06851 on Monday, February 7, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Donations: In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to:  St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 238 West Rocks Road, Norwalk, CT 06851.

Eleni "Helen" Yannios


February 4, 2011

Eleni “Helen” Yannios, 76 years old of Norwalk, CT, passed suddenly on Friday, February 4, 2011 at her home in Norwalk.  She was born in the town of Maleme, on the Greek Island of Crete.  She emigrated to the U.S. with her husband and children from Montreal, Canada in October 1969 and has resided in Norwalk since then.

Eleni was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother, she will be greatly missed.  She has touched the hearts of so many with her generosity, humor and unconditional love.   Her wisdom and integrity were the pillars of our family and will continue to guide us throughout our lives.  She was an active member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church and was very well known and respected throughout the community.

She is survived by her loving husband, Christos Yannios of 52 years.  She is survived by her daughters Nota Yannios-Juengst and husband Steven;  Anna Dimou and husband John; Doula Kutrubis and husband Panayiotis; and son Anthony Yannios.  She is also survived by her seven grandchildren: Danny and wife Grace, Sophia, Tia, Eleni, Efthimia, Georgios, and Christos as well as her two great-grandchildren Daniel and Michael.
She is also survived by her brothers, Nicholaos Kaliotzakis and wife Eleni; Apostolos Kaliotzakis and wife Georgia; Emmanuel Kaliotzakis and wife Elpitha; Evangelos Kaliotzakis and wife Eleni, and many nieces and nephews.  She is predeceased by her parents Ioannis and Despina Kaliotzakis and her brother Georgios Kaliotzakis.

Friends may call Sunday, February 6 between the hours of 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Funeral services will be held at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 238 West Rocks Road, Norwalk, CT 06851 on Monday, February 7, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to:  St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 238 West Rocks Road, Norwalk, CT 06851.

  1. Doula-we are so sorry and saddened to hear about the passing of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are thinking of you always. love, john and phyllis

    September 29, 2011
    phyllis and john petridis -
  • My dearest Thea Eleni We miss you and love you! Rest in Peace. All our love Despina and Nick Primiani

    September 29, 2011
    Despina & Nick Primiani -
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you today. God bless you through this time of sorrow.

    September 29, 2011
    The Sawyers -
  • Doula: We were so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. You and your family are in our prayers. May God comfort you in this time of sorrow.

    September 29, 2011
    Wendy & Tracy Lane -
  • Dearest Doula, I pray you peace that surpasses all – May your Mom rest and her loving memory sustain you. Amen, Elise

    September 29, 2011
    Elise Coleman -
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