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EVANGELINE "Eva" KITSOS

Died: Wed., Jul. 3, 2019


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Jul. 08, 2019
Location: St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jul. 08, 2019
Location: St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church


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Evangeline (Eva) Sarris Kitsos, 95, of North Haven, passed away on July 3, 2019 after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late James Kitsos.  Known as Eva to her friends and Yiayia to her family, Eva was born in New York City, daughter of the late George and Fortine Drossos Sarris. She worked for CIGNA for twenty years before retiring to her part time job at Yale University. There she worked in the Anthropology department  doing research for ten years. She was a dedicated UConn Huskies basketball fan. She was often found  cheering on the team with her dear friend and neighbor, Ria Beckham. She also loved reading and was a regular patron at the North Haven Library.She was a faithful parishioner of St. Barbara’s Greek Orthodox Church. Everyone who knew Eva loved her. She was the best Yiayia to her family.
Eva is survived by her son, George (Ludmila) Kitsos of Lakewood Ranch, FL (formerly of Cheshire) and her son in law, James Mullin of Middletown. She was a cherished Yiayia to Dena (Paul) Virgulto, Greg (Jennifer) Kitsos, Kelle (Scott) DeRico, Nicole (Michael) Golden and Victoria (Michael) Gillum.. She is also survived by 15 great grandchildren including two who were her special care givers, Stephanie and Sara Neilson. She is also survived by her lifelong friends, the Sekas Family  Besides her husband, she was predeceased by her daughter, Kristine Mullin and two brothers, John and Ted Sarris.
The family would like to thank the staff at Masonicare for the excellent care provided to Eva. They showed the utmost respect and compassion.
Funeral services will be held in St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 480 Racebrook road, Orange Monday morning at 11:00 The family will receive relatives and friends  in the
Church from 10:00 to 11:00 The interment will be private for immediate family only

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Scott DeRico
   Posted Sat July 06, 2019
Oh Sadie, I will miss our shopping trips more than you know. And sneaking around getting "no-no's" with you saying "Don't tell the FBI (Dena)". I am so honored to have had you in my life, but I know you are with Papou, Kris and Ted now. I will strive to have Brooke grow up just like you. You always did everything right, never cutting corners or trying to get away with anything. As you would say, "It is what it is". I love you, I will miss you terribly and you rest easy... Oh yeah, and I will try to find the rest of my pants :) May you rest in peace my Dear!!!

sandra russo
   Posted Sun July 07, 2019
George and Lou My sincere condolences to you and your family,i know your going to miss her she will be forever in your hearts and now she is a beautiful angel LOVE Sandy

Michele Norman
   Posted Sun July 07, 2019
My condolences to the entire Kitsos Family.
Eva was my first office buddy and "mentor" when she returned from her vacation at CIGNA back in 1966 and I was sitting at her desk. This perky 17 year old kid sitting and using her typewriter! We became fast friends and stayed that way for many years. She attended my wedding; I grew to know her family, especially Kristine and heard many admirable stories of her son, George. I have a special spot in my heart for this kind and warm woman. She will be missed by many. . .rest in peace dear friend.
Michele

Jackie Haines
   Posted Mon July 08, 2019
My condolences to the family of Eva Kitsos. For some 40 years I was a neighbor and though I only saw her occasionally I was always impressed by her caring nature and friendliness.

Sincerely,
Jackie Haines

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