Elisavet “Lita” Petrides
March 7, 1947 - February 18, 2020
Elisavet “Lita” Petrides, 72, of Norwalk, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 18, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Born March 7, 1947, in Mesovouno Kozani, Greece, she was the daughter of the late Panagiotis Ioannidis and Kyriaki Kyriakidis.
Elisavet immigrated to the United States and has been a lifelong resident of Norwalk, CT. She truly loved her family, friends, Greek music, and dancing. She had an unrelenting passion for life and an immense amount of love for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Elisavet is survived by her 5 beloved children, Despina Petrides, Panagiotis Petrides and his wife Chrisoula, Elefterios Petrides, John Petrides and his wife Jill, Parthena Proskinitopoulos and her husband Kostas, and Kathleen Mossop, who she loved like a daughter; 10 grandchildren, Lindsay Soderstrom and husband Dave, Ty Petrides, Despina Petrides, Yiorgos Petrides, Yiorgos Proskinitopoulos, Elisavet Petrides, Kostas Petrides, Eleni Petrides, Aristotle Proskinitopoulos, and Alexander Petrides; 2 great-grandchildren, Sophia and Zachary Soderstrom. She is also survived by her 5 siblings, Anastasios Kydes and his wife Mary, Despina Nosevich and her husband Dick, Nicholas Kydes and his wife Carol, Ermioni Christoforidis and her husband Demetrios, and Eleni Chrisostomides and her husband John and by many loving nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visiting her home country, Greece, was something that gave her great joy and will now be her final resting place.
Friends may call, Monday, February 24, 2020 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 238 West Rocks Road, Norwalk, CT. A private Orthodox Burial will be celebrated in Greece.