January 25, 1951- May 22, 2016
George Papadopoulos, 65, husband of Haroula Kovlaka Papadopoulos of Norwalk, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Norwalk Hospital.
Born January 25, 1951 in Mesovouno, Kozani, Greece. He was the son of Kyriaki Chatzioannidou Papadopoulosthe and the late Lazaros Papadopoulos.
George grew up in Greece and came over with his family in 1974. Resident of Norwalk all his life, he worked at Hicks and Otis of Norwalk for over 30 years. George was also a successful musician and played several instruments while a member of a Greek band along with his brother and late father.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by sons Elia and Lazaros Papadopoulos of Norwalk, by a brother Kostantinos Papadopoulos of Norwalk, and nephews Lazaros Papadopoulos and Vlasios Papadopoulos, both of Norwalk
In addition to his father, Lazaros, he is predeceased by his sister in law, Sofia Papadopoulos.
Friends may call Tuesday, 5-8pm at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, 10am, at the St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 238 W Rocks Rd, Norwalk, CT 06851. Interment will follow thereafter at St Johns Cemetery, 223 Richards Ave Norwalk, CT 06850.