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Mihail (Mike) Haralambakis

October 15, 1936 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Mihail Haralambakis Obituary


Mihail “Mike” Haralambakis

Mihail “Mike” Haralambakis, 87, of Danbury, co-proprietor of the former Mike’s Pizza Restaurant located in the Berkshire Shopping Center, Danbury, died on Saturday, January 13, 2024.

He was the husband of Ekaterini “Kathy”(Daskalaki) Haralambakis who died on Thursday, January 18th.

Mihail was born on the Isle of Crete, Greece on October 15, 1936, a son of the late Eleftherios and Elisavet (Kastrinaki) Haralambakis. He attended schools in Greece. He also served in the Greek army.

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

Mr. Haralambakis along with his wife Ekaterini “Kathy” owned and operated Mike’s Pizza Restaurant.

He was a member of the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church of Danbury and was a volunteer for many of the events sponsored by the church. He was a caring, generous man who loved fishing, gardening, completing puzzles and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandson.

He is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Purvis and her husband Edmund, two sons, Eleftherios “Terry” and George, 4 sisters Evanthea Orfanos and her husband Theodore,  Maria Nioti, Ekaterini Haralambaki and Ioanna Papdaki, 1 brother, Nikolaos, a grandson Ethan Purvis, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Haralambakis was predeceased by a brother Emmanuil.

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 Mr. Haralambakis’ memory may be made to the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church.


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Calling Hours (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


Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
30 Clapboard Ridge Rd., Danbury CT 06811


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