November 19, 1952 ~ November 21, 2002
John T. Dabakis, 50, husband of Cathy Lemaster Dabakis of Willowcrest Dr., Hamden passed away at his home Nov. 21, 2002. He was born in New Haven, Nov. 19, 1952 a son of Gregory Dabakis of Hamden and the late Stella Cokotis Dabakis and was a Certified Financial Planner with American Express Financial Advisors of North Haven since 1978. In addition to his wife and father he is survived by three daughters; Jessica Dabakis, Melanie Dabakis and Tracy Dabakis all of Hamden, a sister Betsy Gorecki and her husband Edward of Hamden, two nieces, Melissa and Emily Gorecki, and he was a son-in-law of George and Marilyn Lemaster of Williamsport, OH. Mr. Dabakis graduated from Hamden H.S., Southern CT. State University and had been a professional drummer with the band ''Potpourri''. He coached in the Hamden Father's Girls Softball League for many years. Funeral service will be held at St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church Monday, Nov. 25, at 11:30a.m. Friends may call at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, Sunday from 5-8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be sent to the St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church Building Fund, 480 Racebrook Rd., Orange, CT 06477 or to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.