In memory of
John D. Rassias John D. Rassias, a beloved husband, father and friend to many, peacefully passed away on the morning of Monday, October 16, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at Stamford Hospital. John was born on December 8, 1945 in the village of Georgitsi in Sparta, Greece to the late Dionysios and Stavroula Rassias. John was 71 years old at the time of his passing. A long-time resident of Stamford, CT, John enjoyed a 33 year career as a machinist at Pitney Bowes. He was an active parishioner and avid volunteer at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Stamford, and enjoyed working in his garden, traveling to Greece and, most of all, spending time with his family. John leaves behind his devoted wife of 49 years, Joann Rassias (Tournas); his son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Dennis Rassias and wife Irene; daughter and son-in-law, Voula Varnavelias and husband Nick; four grandchildren, Joanna Rassias, Gianni D. Rassias, Yianni Varnavelias and Dennis Varnavelias; his brothers in Greece, Niko D. Rassias and George D. Rassias; his aunt, Pota Bakis, and many cousins, nieces and nephews in the U.S. and Greece. Friends and family may offer their sympathy and condolences to the family, TODAY, Wednesday, October 18, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a Trisagion service at 7 p.m., at Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Avenue, in Stamford, CT. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, October 19 at 10 a.m. at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 1230 Newfield Avenue, in Stamford. Father Evan Evangelidis will officiate. The interment will immediately follow the service at Queen of Peace Cemetery, Rockrimmon Road, in Stamford. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John D. Rassias are encouraged and may be made to Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 1230 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905 or online at www.annunciationofstamford.org . The Rassias family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to the Bosak Funeral Home. If you care to leave an online expression of condolence you may sign the guestbook at www.bosakfuneralhome.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bosakfuneralhome .
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