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.
- 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