Helen Avestas Zissopolous, 90, died peacefully on March 28, 2018 at Ingram Manor Nursing Home in Bristol, Conn. Helen was born in Boston in 1927 to Gregory and Mary Avestas. She married George Zissopolous in 1959 and they owned Pizza Palace in Forestville. Helen was a generous and caring woman who loved her family above all else. Helen is predeceased by her husband, George, her sister Catherine Grala, and her brothers, Michael and George Avestas. She is survived by her loving nieces and nephew; Kathleen Peters of Canton, S.D., Cynthia Snow of Plymouth, Mass., and Gene Grala Jr. of Bristol, and six great-nieces/nephews, and seven great-great nieces/nephews.
Her funeral procession will leave the New Britain Memorial-Donald D. Sagarino Funeral Home, 444 Farmington Avenue, Wednesday morning at 10:30 followed by a Funeral service at 11 a.m. in St. George Greek Orthodox Church, New Britain. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Conn. Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. For more information, directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.newbritainsagarino.com