Kiriakoula Rizas Passes Away

KIRIAKOULA RIZAS - 92, of Stamford died on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 at Courtland Gardens Health Care Center. Born on December 22, 1912 in Kalivia Greece, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Stavroula Manousos. Mrs. Rizas was an active member of The Church of the Archangels.

Mrs. Rizas is survived by 1 daughter; Anthe Speridakos of Weston; 2 sons, James Rizas of New Jersey and Charles Rizas of Springfield, MA; 1 brother, Peter Manousos of Boston, MA; 7 grandchildren, John & Bess Speridakos, Nicholas D., Thomas and Marina Rizas, Nicholas C. and Steven Rizas; and 4 great grandchildren, Elena, Ariana, and Aiden Speridakos and Zoey Rizas. Besides her parents, Mrs. Rizas is predeceased by her husband, Nicholas D. Rizas.

A funeral procession will be leaving the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue at 9:50 AM on Saturday December 24, 2005 and proceed to Church of the Archangels, 1527 Bedford Street, Stamford for a funeral service to be held at 10:30 AM officiated by the Reverend George Poulos. Interment will follow at St. John's RC Cemetery, Darien. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday December 23, 2005 from 4-8 PM. There will be a prayer service at the funeral home at 7 PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Church of the Archangels, 1527 Bedford Street, Stamford, CT 06905.

Published in the StamfordAdvocate on 12/23/2005.

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