Maria Manitsas

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”

-Her Family-

Arthur and Claudia Manitsas, Paul and Katie Manitsas, Ellena and Emmanuel Angelicas

Grand children: Amelia, Ziggy, Christos, George and Angelina