Visitation: Friends may call on Wednesday, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM for a Memorial Visitation in Collins Funeral Home, Norwalk, CT.Donations:Contributions in his name may be made to:  Norwalk High School Wrestling (funds will be allocated between the Neil Godleski Memorial Scholarship Fund and Norwalk H.S. Wrestling).

Vasilios "Billy" Petrides


November 9, 1956 - January 30, 2014

Vasilios “Billy” Petrides, 57, of Norwalk, husband of Harriet Lashinsky Petrides, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2014 in Norwalk Hospital.

Born November 9, 1956 in Greece, he was the son of Spiros and Kasiani Keskilidis Petrides.

Billy worked as a Mason for Union Local#1 and served as a member of the National Guard.  He was also an avid gardener who enjoyed spending time with his family. He will be remembered as a loving and selfless husband, father, and grandfather.

In addition to his wife Harriet and parents Spiros and Kasiani, Mr. Petrides is survived by his two sons, Timothy  Petrides and Matthew Petrides  and his wife Allison; and by his daughter Ashley  Petrides.  He is also survived by his granddaughters Kaylin and Charlotte Petrides and by his sister Alexandra Nikiforos, her husband Dimetrios and their daughters Debbie and Kasi as well as by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Johnny Petrides.

Friends may call on Wednesday, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM for a Memorial Visitation in Collins Funeral Home, Norwalk.

Contributions in his name may be made to:  Norwalk High School Wrestling (funds will be allocated between the Neil Godleski Memorial Scholarship Fund and Norwalk H.S. Wrestling).

Please visit www.collins-funeral.com to leave condolences.

  1. Harriet,

    I was sadden to hear of Billy’s sudden death. He was a very out-going guy and had a friendly dispositon.

    My deepest condolences to you and your family.

    Kristina Hanson

    February 2, 2014
    Kristina Hanson -
  • Petrides Family…..We were saddened to hear about Billy’s passing. Our deepest condolences to you all.

    The Nieporent Family

    February 3, 2014
    Sharon Nieporent -
  • Harriet and family, sincere sympathy. Fondly, Jackie Page

    February 3, 2014
    jackie page -
  • Our deepest sympathies to the entire Petrides Family! With Love, Sue and Johnny

    February 4, 2014
    Susan DeFlorio -
  • I am so sorry to hear about your husband. With Deepest Sympathy, FLO

    February 5, 2014
    florence Pickering Stolba -
  • Dear Harriet,
    I was shocked to learn of your husband’s passing. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
    Fondly,
    Jane

    February 5, 2014
    Jane Walters -
  • Harriet and Family

    I receive The Hour on line and sorry to read about your husband and father. My sympathy goes out to you and the family.
    Sincerely,
    Rheba Newman

    February 8, 2014
    Rheba Newman -
  • Dear Harriet, Timothy, Mathew, Ashley & Family,

    It was with extreme sadness that we received the news of Billy’s passing. He was “the light of the block” and a very dear person.
    He will be missed. May he find peace in his new home.
    Our sincere condolences.
    Gunnar, Cynthia and Isabelle

    February 15, 2014
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