John Sotiros Harris

April 19, 1938 - January 6, 2016
John Sotiros Harris

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HARRIS, John Sotiros, 77, of Wethersfield, CT and Williamsburg, VA, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. John was born on April 19, 1938 in Boston, MA. He is preceded in death by his parents, Kalliope and Sotiros Harris; and his brother, Michael Harris. John is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years, Marcia Demos Harris; the light of his life, his daughter Pamela Wright and husband Mark; grandchildren whom he adored, Edward John “EJ”, and Marisa; sister, Maria Kevgas and husband John of Florida, brother in law, Peter Demos of Connecticut, several nieces and nephews, and many other family members and friends. He attended Northeastern University in Boston and graduated from Western New England College. John retired from United Technologies Hamilton Sunstrand as a purchasing manager with 43 years of service. He was a member of Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Hartford, CT where he was a member of the senior citizens club. John was also a member of the AHEPA Chapter in Hartford and the chairman of the scholarship committee for several years. John was a man of quiet generosity and he was known for his great sense of humor and his dedication to his family. The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 10, 2016 from 5pm-7pm with a Trisagion Service at 6:30pm, at Bucktrout of Williamsburg, 4124 Ironbound Rd. Williamsburg, VA 23188. A funeral service will be conducted on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 10am at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 4900 Mooretown Rd. Williamsburg, VA 23188. Interment will follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers please send memorial contributions to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Williamsburg.


Monday, January 11, 2016
2:52 PM

Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, - Directions
4900 Moore Town Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188


Sunday, January 10, 2016
2:52 PM - 2:52 PM

Bucktrout Funeral Home - Directions
4124 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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  • January 09, 2016
    James Ellis says:
    My deepest sympathy to you all in this time of grief. May John RIP

  • January 10, 2016
    Paula Detuccio says:
    Dear Marcia, My very deepest condolences to you and your family on your loss. May his memory be eternal. Love Paula Detuccio.

  • January 10, 2016
    Debi Schaefer says:
    Pam, Mark, EJ and Marissa, My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Debi Schaefer

  • January 11, 2016
    Ron Gronback,Jr says:
    Dear Marcia and family our deepest thoughts and condolences. To one of Dad's best friends both personally and professionally for over 50 years! I will always remember his quick wit and sense of humor. His memory will live on and our prayers are with you. The Gronback's , Pat,Ron Jr. and Jeff

  • January 11, 2016
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