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Costos J. Zissopoulos

February 3, 1932 ~ November 10, 2021 (age 89)


Costos “Custy” J. Zissopoulos, 89, of Southington, husband of 50 years to Melanie (Sepko) (Zarrella) Zissopoulos, passed away at home on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. He was born on February 3, 1932 in Bristol to the late Naoumes and Rita (Poulos) Zissopoulos.

Custy attended the Norwich Academy in VT and was a lieutenant for over 30 year for the Bristol Fire Department. He also owned and operated Bristol Crane Service. Custy enjoyed being on job sites and meeting people. He was a proud veteran of the US Armed Forces and a member of Saint Demetrios Greek Church.

In addition to his wife, Melanie, Custy leaves his sons Jeff “Jet” Zarrella and his fiancée Carla Mongillo of Southington, Dale Zarrella of HI; granddaughter Shala Fernandez and her children of HI; niece Cary Rubbo and her husband Nick and their children Dana, Zoe and Reed of Harwinton. He is predeceased by his sister Catherine Mecca and nephew Daryl N. Mecca.

Per Custy’s wishes, services will be held private.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Saint Demetrios Greek Church, 31 Brightwood Rd. Bristol, CT 06010.

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