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Died: Thu., Mar. 1, 2012

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Basile "Bill" Tzovolos, 75, of Orange passed away March 1, 2012 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Olympia Fifis Tzovolos. Mr. Tzovolos was born in Treklous, Kalavrita, Greece on July 26, 1936, son of the late Gregory and Athena Tzovolos. He worked in the restaurant business for 40 years and last owned and operated Mykonos Restaurant on Selden St. in Woodbridge. Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, Gregory (Tracey) Tzovolos of Hamden, George Tzovolos of Orange and Basile Tzovolos Jr. of Oxford; three brothers, John and Nick Tzovolos, both of California and Paul Tzovolos of West Haven; seven sisters, Eleni Papadopoulos, Angela Tzavaras, Aglaia Zoukas and Elpida Tzovolos, all in Greece, Athena Garoufalis and Effie Kiriakatos, both in Calfornia and Maria Ziakas of New Jersey. He was predeceased by his daughter, Athena Tzovolos and a brother, Dimitri Tzovolos. Friends may call at The Celentano Funeral Home, 424 Elm St. (cor. Dwight) New Haven Monday from 4 to 8 pm and are invited to attend funeral services in St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 480 Racebrook Road, Orange Tuesday, March 6th at 10:30. Interment in Orange Center Cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Basile Tzovolos may be made to St. Barbara Church Building Fund or to The ALS Association, CT. Chapter, 4 Oxford Road, Milford, CT 06460.

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Lynn Prior
   Posted Mon March 05, 2012
My deepest sympathy goes out to the entire Tzovolos family. Bill was a great man. A man who valued and loved his family and friends. May you rest in eternal peace Mr. Zove.

Mike , Barbara ,Michelle Kaczur
   Posted Tue March 06, 2012
We will miss you .
You were a wounderful friend to know and love and admire.
Love Always

Jessica Putonti
   Posted Mon March 12, 2012
Tzovolos family, I am so sorry for your loss. I was close friends with Athena at UConn and although I never met you in person, you have all stayed in my heart over the years. I will be praying for you all.


Greg J
   Posted Fri March 23, 2012
Olympia - Billy ,Greg and George
sorry to hear about your father!
just found out
Greg Esther Gregory and Landen

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