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submitted by Rose Rasmussen-Tzortzopoulou on 12.08.2011

Christine Miele

We regret to inform that our dear and much loved friend Christine Miele from Karava, has passed away. Christine lost her battle with cancer on the 7th of August 2011. She will be remembered for her hospitality ,kindness, positiveness and especially for the love of life itself. Christine will be greatly missed.
Leone and Rose.

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 24.11.2011

Manuel Aroney, 1932-2011

Even a near-fatal heart attack when he was in his mid-40s didn't stop Manuel Aroney from living a full life of work and family, as well as giving years of service to the ethnic communities in Australia and his church.

Manuel James Aroney was born in Sydney on August 31, 1932, the only child of Dimitrios (Jim) and Stamatina Aroney, who had migrated separately to Australia from the Greek island of Kythira. Jim and Stamatina met and married in Townsville, then set up the Central Cafe ...

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submitted by Nick Haros on 27.11.2010

Angeliki S. (Stathis) Haros

Angeliki S. (Stathis) Haros, 91, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., formerly of Bethlehem, passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2008, in her home. Angeliki was the wife of the late Nicholas W. Haros. Born February 14, 1917, in Kytheria, Greece, Angeliki was the daughter of the late Victor and Eleni (Milanos) Stathis. Angeliki was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Bethlehem serving as a member of the Senior Citizens and the Ladies Philoptochos and also a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church ...

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submitted by O Kosmos on 26.11.2010

Hugh Gilchrist.

A comprehensive Obituary in Greek, which is well worth preserving

Άφησε μνημειώδες έργο

He left us memorable works

Ο Χιού Γκίλκριστ

Neos Kosmos 18 Nov 2010 ΣΩΤ. ΧΑΤΖΗΜΑΝΩΛΗ

Απεβίωσε πρόσφατα ο πρώην πρέσβης της Αυστραλίας στην Ελλάδα Hugh Gilchrist ο άνθρωπος που έγραψε τρεις τόμους ...

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 15.11.2010

Tales of diplomacy and adventure earned through a life less ordinary

Photograph: 1941 Hugh Gilchrist as an Army officer, serving in New Guinea

Sydney Morning Herald.

Date: November 16 2010

Hugh Gilchrist, 1916-2010.

Hugh Gilchrist gave Australia long and distinguished diplomatic service, in peace and war, at home and abroad. In retirement, his three-volume work, Australians and ...

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submitted by Athene Anderson, (nee, Gilchrist) on 15.11.2010

Hugh Gilchrist. Career diplomat.....

....intellectual, and the premier Greek-Australian historian of the 20th century.

08.08.1916 - 16.10.2010

Ambassador to Greece. Presenting his credentials

Hugh Gilchrist was born in Sydney on 8 August 1916. He was educated at Edgecliffe Preparatory School, Sicup Place School Kent, and Cranbrook School, Bellevue Hill. He received his tertiary education at Sydney University.

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submitted by James Gavriles on 29.09.2010

Panayiotis Panaretos

Panagiotis "Pete" Panaretos, 71, passed away on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010 at his residence. Born in Kythira Island, Greece, he arrived in the United States 40 years ago. He resided in Cliffside Park before moving to Neshanic Station 32 years ago. While still living in Greece, Mr. Panaretos served in the Merchant Marines (NAFTICO). Pete worked for Transco for 30 years, retiring in 1999 as an Electronic Communications Technician. He was a member ...

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submitted by Peter Makarthis on 04.09.2010

Mary Zantiotis Mittagong 1957.

Obituary Mrs Mary Zantiotis

The death of Mrs. Mary Zantiotis, of Mittagong, was briefly reported in the last issue of the Mail. She was a Miss Mary Bartholomew* prior to her marriage 39 years ago to Mr. J. Zantiotis, and was at born Newcastle.

Her husband conducted café businesses at Moree and Newcastle and later in Sydney. Mrs Zantiotis actively assisted in these ventures and her cheerful disposition made her a host of friends.

Over thirty years ago, ...

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submitted by John Faros on 13.06.2010

Theodore Faros

Theodore Faros was born in Karava, Kythera in 1917, the 1st son of John and Katherine Faros. Theodore lived through the depression and like many other Greeks at the time joined the Greek navy in the Second World War and returned to Kythera during the German occupation.

After the war he helped rebuild his island home and at the age of 34 left Kythera and migrated to Australia in 1951 in search of a better life. He travelled to Gunnedah taking up seasonal work and for a while worked ...

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submitted by Karavitiko Symposium, Sydney on 04.04.2010

Poulos, Con George. Obituary.

18/10/1916 – 27/3/2010

Cons father, Yeoryi Dimitri Tzortzopoulos was born in Karavas in 1869. His family parachoukli, or nickname was Hihlis. He married Olympia Tzortzopoulos, born in 1874, who was the daughter of the renowned Karavas priest, Pappa Minas. Mina’s children were sometimes referred to as the Pappayoggigi. Yeoryi ...

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submitted by Karavitiko Symposium, Sydney on 01.04.2010

Poulos, Con — (Kostas Tzortzopoulos) - Funeral Notice


POULOS, Con — (Kostas Tzortzopoulos)

A proud Kytherian

Died: March 27, 2010

Born: 18th October, 1916

Late of Pendle Hill. Dearly beloved husband of Evangelia.

Loving father and father-in-law of George and Lorraine, Olympia (deceased), Peter and Lynn, Phillip, Eric and Elizabeth.

Much loved grandfather of Angelique, Dean, Gabriella, Nick, Anna, Isabella, and Sebastian.

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submitted by Kyrranne Thomas on 18.05.2010

Effie Zaunders - 8/5/1916 - 27/1/2010

By, daughters, Rene & Aphrodite

Our mother, Effie Zantiotis, was born on 8/5/1916 in Pireaus to Aphroditie and Panagioti Coroneos, (Faganas) - who originally came from Karavas, in Kythera. Mum was the 5th born in a family of 8 children – 4 boys and 4 girls.

At the age of 19 she was betrothed by proxy to our father, George Zantiotis (Zaunders) last son of Emmanuel and Eirene Zantiotis (Yerandis )from Vouno, Kythera.

[[picture:"Effie Zaunders - The Bride ...

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submitted by Namoi Valley Independent on 06.02.2010

Memorial service to celebrate life of Peter Venardos

A young Peter Venardos, who took over the Acropolis Cafe, Gunnedah, NSW, Australia, in partnership with Theo Souris in 1945.

Namoi Valley Independent, Thursday, January 28, 2010. page 11.

DURING his 67 years in Gunnedah, Peter Venardos made many lifetime friends and helped countless others in his quiet, unassuming way. Peter’s death on January 14 after months of very poor health, ...

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submitted by Karavitiko Symposium, Sydney on 22.01.2010

Vale. Peter Venardos. 1921 – 2010

Theo Coroneos (left) and Peter Venardos in Gunnedah early 1940s

Peter Venardos was born in Ayia Anastasia, Kythera, Greece. He migrated to Australia at the young age of 12 and like many other boy migrants to Australia, never saw his mother again. Peter moved to Tamworth in 1936, and then to Gunnedah in 1943, a place which remained home to him and his wife Dianna for the next 67 years.

Hard ...

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submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 15.11.2009

John Scolinos, Cal Poly professor, coach, dies at age 91

Reprinted from the San Gabriel Valley Tribune

San Gabriel Valley, CA, USA

By Jim McConnell, Staff Writer

Posted: 11/07/2009 09:17:30 PM PST



John Scolinos, a professor emeritus at Cal Poly Pomona who coached baseball at the university for 30 years and for whom the baseball field is named, died early Saturday. He was 91.

Scolinos, ...

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submitted by Eleutheria Jensen on 01.11.2009

Nickolaos E. Tzortzopoulos

This is to inform everyone who had the privilege to have known and loved my father, Nickoloas E. Tzortopoulos born Karavas 1939, that he has lost his battle of the past one and a half years, to pancreatic cancer. Nick has left behind his loving wife of 51 years Patricia, his 6 children (he had fathered 7 children, but lost Athens, his second daughter in June 2007 they are now buried side by side in the cemetery of Karavas ) Angela the first born, Leone, Sophia, Rose, Lucky, George the youngest and ...

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submitted by Dennis Cordato on 11.07.2009

John Cordato - Eulogy - Born 13-5-23; Died 25-6-09

Ο Γιάννης Κορδάτος γεννήθηκε στο χωριό Ποταμός, στα Κύθηρα, στις 13 Μαίου 1923. Σε ηλικία 13 χρονών οι γονείς του, Διονύσης και Μαρία, τον έστειλαν στην Αυστραλία για μια καλυτερη ζωή. Δυστυχώς, δεν είχε την ευκαιρία να τους ξαναδεί. Έμαθε μόνος του να γράφει και να διαβάζει Αγγλικά ...

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submitted by Kytherian Historical Record on 25.06.2009

An Obituary for Theodore Simos.

O Kosmos, Sydney. Wednesday 3rd of June, 2009, page 24.

All the photographs on this page derive from

Theodore Simos article in Kosmos newspaper.pdf

Theodore Simos, Notable Kytherian

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submitted by Kytherian Historical Record on 04.06.2009

Theordore Simos.

Solicitor, barrister and former Supreme Court Judge.

Obituary, Sydney Morning Herald, Jun 2, 2009:


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submitted by Minas Coroneo on 18.03.2009

Zacharia Stavros Souris,

...or ZAC as he was known to all of us, was born in Taree NSW on 11 September 1925, the youngest child of Kytherian immigrants Kanella (nee Vernardos) and Stavros Souris. His older sister Chris predeceased him.
Zac's parents were proprietors of a number of businesses that were situated in Sydney and Parkes. During the Depression the family moved to stay with his paternal Uncle George and his family at their farm called Bundagen near Repton NSW for several years. The family eventually moved ...