Obituaries

Maria Vasilakis

July 10, 1939 - July 23, 2020

Maria Vasilakis was born in the village of Sinarades

on the island of Corfu, Greece.

In 1969 she migrated to Australia [16 Jan 1969 per Patris]

with her husband Peter Vasilakis

and her two children: Spiros and Theodora.

Maria worked in a biscuit factory

and later on in a clothing factory with better conditions.

Peter Vasilakis sadly passed away in 2016.

Maria celebrated her 81st birthday on July 10, 2020.

Within days, she had tested positive for COVID-19.

On July 23 her life of sacrifice and love of family ended.

 

 

Sources:

  • The Age: Those who came, who lived and loved and are gone
  • Maria’s son, Spiros spoke to Neos Kosmos about the loss of his mother
  • The Northern Star: BELOVED GRANDMOTHER AMONG AGED CARE DEATHS