Dr. Iveri Shashiashvili - age: 64
(August 08, 1948 to December 02, 2012 )
Resident of Norwalk, Connecticut
Funeral services, officiated by Rev. John Livingston will be held on Thursday, December 6 at 10am at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave, Norwalk, with burial to follow at Riverside Cemetery. His family will receive friends on Wednesday Dec 5 from 5 to 7 pm at the funeral home.
Dr. Iveri Shashiashvili, age 64 of Norwalk died suddenly on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Norwalk Hospital. Born in Georgia, former Soviet Union. He worked as a colorectal surgeon and oncologist for 20 years in Russia. He was the loving husband of Dr. Gulnara Chikvaidze for 43 years. They met in Medical School and both enjoyed working at the Oncology Medical Research Center in Obninsk, Russia. An accomplished pianist and avid reader, he was a devoted father and grandfather and was very much loved by his family, friends and patients.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a lovely daughter, Dr. Tamara Shashiashvili of West Islip, NY, a lovely son Dubai Shashiashvili and his wife Svetlana Monakhova and their daughter Evelyn Nicole Shashiashvili whom he loved very much, of Toronto Canada, where he is currently a pre-med student, as well as a brother from Georgia Malkhaz Shashiashvili and his family, aunt Ketevani and Gia Gelovani, Zeinab and Leila Mindadze, Zurab Chikvaidze, Cicino Chikvaidze, Lali Chilaija, Guram Menteshashvili, friends from Russia; Yura Rogachev, Alexander Fadeev, Ruslan Dzadzamia, Emzar, Gimzer, Nugzar with family, all collegues from Radiological Center in Obninsk and head of MRNC A.Zib, B.Berdov and friends in Norwalk Manana and Rich Slopers, Diana, Eka. He also leaves his dear cat, Kuzya, who traveled with him from Russia to the US.
Dr Iveri Shashiashvili’s family, Gulnara, Tamara, Dubai, Svetlana and Evelyn Nicolewish to express their deep gratitude to the Koleszar family for their friendship and support over the years, and especially during these difficult days. They especially want to recognize Mrs Emma Koleszar and her grandchildren, attorney Miklos and his wife Dr. Michele Koleszar, Dr. Alex Koleszar and his wife Jill and businessman Richard Koleszar and his wife Lori. Your love and kindness shall not be forgotten.
Gulnara Chikvaidze R.N. and her family would like to express their gratitude to administration and the staff of Aurora Senior Living of Norwalk; for the unwavering compassion and support offered by administration and colleagues after the difficult passing of Dr. Iveri Shashiashvili. Your kindness will always be remembered.