Georgia Iosifides, 53, of Norwalk, wife of Dimitrios “Jimmy” Iosifides passed away on Saturday at her home, surrounded by her husband, children and loving family, after a 7-month battle with ovarian cancer.
Born in Greece, she was the daughter of the late Ioannis and Afrodite Miholou Mallas. Georgia came to the U.S. in 1977 and worked for the Norwalk Hospital before starting her family business, Jimmy’s Mediterranean Deli, with her husband in 1986. She was a faithful parishioner and avid volunteer at St. George Greek Orthodox Church for many years, proudly serving on the Parish Council and holding the offices of Treasurer and Secretary at various times. Georgia was also a dedicated member of the St. George Philoptochos Ladies Society, where she devoted all of her free time , working alongside some of her best friends. She will be remembered by her friends and family for living simply and loving generously.
In addition to her husband, Georgia is survived by her two children, Kosta Iosifides of Norwalk and Sotiria “Rhea” Koutsimanis and her husband Kosta of Norwalk; a grandchild Maria Koutsimanis; four sisters, Ourania Bozos (of Norwalk), and Katerina, Stamatia and Fotini, all of Greece; and a large supportive family.
Services will be held on Tuesday, June 18th at 10:00 AM in St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 238 West Rocks Road, Norwalk. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk.
Friends may visit with the family TODAY, Monday, June 17th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to: St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 238 West Rocks Road, Norwalk, CT 06851.