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Ekaterini (Kathy) Haralambakis

December 30, 1949 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Ekaterini Haralambakis Obituary


Ekaterini “Kathy” Haralambakis

Ekaterini “Kathy”Haralambakis, 74, of Danbury, co-proprietor of the former Mike’s Pizza Restaurant located in the Berkshire Shopping Center, Danbury, died on Thursday, January 18, 2024.

She was the wife of Mihail “Mike” Haralambakis who died on Thursday, January 13, 2024.

Ekaterini was born on the Isle of Crete, Greece on December 30, 1949, a daughter of the late Nikolaos and Efrosini (Antonakaki) Daskalakis. She attended schools in Greece and was a hairdresser.

Mrs. Haralambakis immigrated to the United States from Greece in 1975, first settling in Fairfield and in 1984 relocating to Danbury where she has resided ever since.

Mrs. Haralambakis along with her husband Mihail “Mike” owned and operated Mike’s Pizza Restaurant.

She was a member of the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church of Danbury and was a volunteer for many of the events sponsored by the church. Ekaterini was an extremely caring, generous woman of many talents including baking, sewing, knitting, crochet, crafting and gardening, among others. She loved spending time with, and feeding her friends and family, especially her grandson.

She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Purvis and her husband Edmund, two sons, Eleftherios “Terry” and George, a sister Evrediki Papadaki, 2 brothers Konstandinos Daskalakis and his wife Sophia and George Daskalakis and his wife Tammy, a brother-in-law George Kotsaridis, a grandson Ethan Purvis and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Haralambakis was predeceased by a sister Georgia Kotsaridi.

The Rite of Burial will take place on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 11 a.m. in the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 30 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury with Father Peter Karloutsos officiating.

Interment will follow in Wooster Cemetery, Danbury

The family will receive friends in the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church on Wednesday from 9:45 am to 10:45 am.

Contributions in Mrs. Haralambakis’ memory may be made to the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church.


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Visitation at Church
January 24, 2024

9:45 AM to 10:45 AM
Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
30 Clapboard Ridge Road
Danbury, CT 06811

Rite of Burial
January 24, 2024

11:00 AM
Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
30 Clapboard Ridge Road
Danbury, CT 06811


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