Visitation: Friends may call on Sunday from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. Services: Services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday in Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Stamford, 1230 Newfield Avenue Stamford. Burial: Burial will follow in St.  John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk. Donations: Contributions in his name may be made to: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Stamford, 1230 Newfield Avenue Stamford, CT 06905.

Peter A. Heliotis


March 21, 1923 - November 15, 2012

Peter A. Heliotis, 89, husband of Sophia Bakis Heliotis, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2012 at home surrounded by his family. Born March 21, 1923 in Athens Greece, he was the son of the late Arthur and Anna Palamaris Heliotis.

Mr. Heliotis is a veteran of two wars in Greece before emigrating to Stamford in 1956.  He moved to Norwalk and has been a resident there since 1969.  He will be remembered as a devoted husband who loved his family and he will be greatly missed.

In addition to his wife Sophia, he is survived by his son, Dr. Arthur Heliotis and his wife Maria of Norwalk, and his daughter Anne Papastathis and her husband Dennis of Norwalk.  He is survived by four grandchildren, George C. Papastathis and his wife Dawn of Norwalk, Dr. Nicole Papastathis Huffman and her husband Dr. Steven Huffman of Chicago, IL, and Peter Heliotis and Nicholas Heliotis both of Norwalk. He is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Zoe Anne Papastathis of Norwalk and Dean Keith Huffman of Chicago and by many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Sunday from 3:00 to 7:00 PM (with Trisagion Service at 6:30 PM), at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk.  Services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday in Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Stamford, 1230 Newfield Avenue, Stamford.  Burial will follow in St.  John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk.  Contributions in his name may be made to: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Stamford, 1230 Newfield Avenue Stamford, CT 06905.

  1. Our deepest and most heartfelt condolences go out to you and you family. You are in our
    Thoughts and prayers in these difficult days to come. God be with you all.

    November 16, 2012
    Mr and Mrs kostandinos and Vasiliki Voidaros -
  • Our deepest sympathy and condolences to you and your family.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    November 16, 2012
    Mr and Mrs Konstantinos and Katerina Glekas -
  • Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    November 16, 2012
    Vasilios, Yvonne, Effie and Aki Stefanidis -
  • We were very saddened today to hear of your loss . We extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

    November 16, 2012
    Minas Lialios, MD and Family -
  • Our deepest condolences for your family’s loss. We keep you all in our thoughts and prayers.

    November 17, 2012
    Christie and Shereef Anbar -
  • Dear Art and family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you today … and the difficult days ahead. I hope your memories and love of your father will comfort you and bring your peace. They will surely keep your Dad alive in your hearts for ever.

    November 17, 2012
    Mark J Pietka -
  • Dear Dr. Heliotis, and family….We were very sad to hear of your loss. Plesase accept our prayers and condoences…May your happy memories lighten your grief.

    November 18, 2012
    Alan and Janis Jones -
  • I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in all the loving memories.

    November 18, 2012
    Beth Sugden -
  • We are trulyvery sad and sorry.God Bless his soul or as they say ” Theos Syhores ton” Kalo taxidi theo Poti… love you..
    Wish we could be there …He will always be remembered Love you all.

    Sofia Bakis, Cathy Bakis, Vasilis Tsilis

    November 18, 2012
    Sofia Bakis, Cathy Bakis Tsilis Vassilis Tsilis -
  • Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family in this time of sadness. Our condolences.

    November 18, 2012
    Petros Papachristou & Family -
  • My deepest sympathy to you and your family on the passing of your father. May the memories of the time you had together give you peace and comfort in the days ahead.

    Karen Juul

    November 19, 2012
    Karen Domanick Juul -
  • Anne
    My prayers are with you.
    Mal

    November 22, 2012
    Malolm Powell -
  • Dear Dr. Heliotis & family.

    Our deepest sympathy to you & the all the family. May the memories of your Dad be eternal & may god give him piece for the rest of his eternal life.

    November 23, 2012
    John & Rose Bakis-Stamford, CT -
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