Vasilios G. Tiniakos, 77, of Southington, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2023. Vasilios was born in Greece on April 15, 1946 to the late Giannoulis Tiniakos and Margarita Kalogredis Tiniakos.
He came to America to pursue his education and returned to Greece where he married and had two children before returning to America in 1983. Vasilios was an avid reader and enjoyed philosophy, mathematics, painting and playing the guitar. He was a gracious and loving person with unconditional love for his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Vasilios is survived by his loving wife Moscha Sarris Tiniakos, his son John Tiniakos and his wife Georgia, his son-in-law Demetrios Tsaparas and his four grandchildren; John, Alexander, Vasiliki and Anastasia.
Besides his parents, Vasilios is predeceased by his loving daughter Katerina Tsaparas.
Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford, CT on Monday, May 1, 2023 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, with a Trisagion Service being held at 7:30 PM. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 10:00 AM at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 1230 Newfield Avenue, with Father Evan Evangelidis presiding. Interment will follow at Putnam Cemetery, Parsonage Road, Greenwich, CT.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Vasilios’ memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org/donate.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.cognetta.com.