November 25, 1934 - September 13, 2011
Burial Date September 20, 2011
Funeral Home Euro Funeral Services
Committal Details Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park
Church St Nicholas
Maria Manitsas was born in 1934
in the village of Mega Kesserli in the region of Thessalia
Sotiris and Eleni Margaritis.
In 1964, aged 24, Maria married Hristos Manitsas,
a man from her village whom she had known since she was 15.
Maria and Hristos were blessed with three children: Arthur, Paul and Ellena.
The family migrated to Australia
per ship ‘PATRIS’ [departed May 1970 under Assisted Passage Scheme].
The family spent the first two years in Tasmania
(where Maria’s brothers had settled),
before moving to Sydney where Maria initially worked in the clothing industry as a machinist.
Maria sadly passed away on the 13th September 2011,
aged 77 years.
“She will be forever cherished in our Hearts”
Arthur and Claudia Manitsas, Paul and Katie Manitsas, Ellena and Emmanuel Angelicas
Grand children: Amelia, Ziggy, Christos, George and Angelina