Obituary for Vasilios Gizanis
Vasilios Gizanis, 96, of Watertown, Massachusetts, passed away on May 18, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Maria (Athanasiadou) Gizanis. Devoted father of Eleni Stefanides and her husband John, Despina Gizani and her husband Harry Lambrou , Alexandra Housianitis and her husband Arthur, and Dimitra "Jamie" Gizanis.
Loving Pappou of Ruth Stefanides, Mary Ellen Stefanides and her husband John Fortin, George Stefanides and Dimosthenis Vazakas. Great Pappou of Isabela and Juliana Fortin. Brother of the late Sultana Lahani. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral Service on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the Taxiarchae Greek Orthodox Church, 25 Bigelow Ave., Watertown, MA at 11AM. Visitation prior to the Service from 10AM to 11AM at the church. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Taxiarchae Greek Orthodox Church. Vasilios was a devout member of Taxiarchae Greek Orthodox Church of Watertown and who was bestowed the blessing by His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios, Rev. Fr. Theodore Barbas, and the late Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Metaxas as being a life long member of the Parish Council which he served faithfully for over 40 years. At the request of the family, burial will be private.