STAMFORD, Conn. -- Longtime Stamford resident Constantine Ventsias died Sunday, Dec. 20. He was 84.
After serving in the Navy during the Korean War, he worked for the Connecticut Light and Power Co. for over 30 years.
Ventsias enjoyed gardening and was known for his dahlias. He was very artistic and created handcrafted items.
Ventsias is survived by his wife of 60 years, Anna Chalikis Ventsias; a daughter Stacey Frangione and her husband, James; a son, John Ventsias; granddaughters Dena Frangione-Zezima, Jayme Frangione and Shannon Lopes; four great-grandchildren; a brother, James Ventsias; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, Spero and Anna Theoharakis Ventsias.
Visiting hours are Tuesday, Dec. 22, from 4-8 p.m. at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford, with a Trisagion service at 7 p.m.
The funeral procession is Wednesday, Dec. 23, leaving the funeral home at 9:40 a.m. for a funeral service at 10:30 at Church of the Archangels, 1527 Bedford St., Stamford. Interment will follow at Fairfield Memorial Park in Stamford.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Church of Archangels.
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