John Byron Sitaras

October 27, 1954November 22, 2018

John Byron Sitaras, 64, of East Hartford, loving husband for 35 years of Jo Ann (Clemons) Sitaras, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday (November 22, 2018). Born on October 27, 1954 in Hartford, he was son of the late Byron Sitaras and Meressene (Kopteros) Sitaras. Throughout his life, John had a strong passion for playing the piano and composing music. John held a B.A. in music and Juris Doctorate. He proudly taught his children and grandchildren how to play the piano. Besides his wife Jo Ann, John is survived by his two sons Byron Sitaras and Zachariah Sitaras, both of East Hartford, and his beloved daughter Alexandra Sitaras. John also leaves his sister Vassilia Mazzotta, niece Michelle Mazzotta, nephew Michael Mazzotta and two adorned grandchildren Jacinda Eileen Sitaras, John Byron Sitaras and Arianna Marie LaFountain. Family and friends may call on Wednesday, November 28th from 5-7 p.m. at the D'Esopo East Hartford Memorial Chapel, 30 Carter St., East Hartford. Interment will be private at the request of the family. For online expressions of sympathy to the family please visit


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John Byron Sitaras

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Nancy McInnis

December 10, 2018

Joann, so sorry for your family's loss. May you find comfort in your children and grand children. I never saw John when he wasn't on the "GO"!

Patricia Boyd

November 27, 2018

May God rest his soul and comfort his family, especially his son Byron .. God bless.

Mary Ingalls

November 27, 2018

Your EHHS classmates send our heartfelt condolences to your family. I remember you playing the baby grand at one of our class reunions and it was breathtaking. Truly gifted. May you rest in peace John.