Obituaries

Vassiliki "Vasso" Kalamaras

January 3, 2020

 

Vasso Kalamaras

1932-2020

Vasso Kalamaras, the Greek and Western-Australian pioneering writer of poetry, prose and plays, is no longer with us. She died suddenly on 3 January,2020, aged 88 years.

Vasso Kalamaras

was born in Athens

to

Dimitrios Papagiannakis and Konstantina Papafilas

Vasso arrived in Western Australia in 1951.

Devoted and loved wife of Leon (dec), beloved mother of Arthur and Con.

Cherished by her two granddaughters Natasha and Vass,

two grandsons and great granddaughters Florence and Karri.

As a lecturer, teacher, writer, poet and playwright

Vasso leaves a rich and enduring legacy of creative work.

Her life full of energy and strength has been an inspiration to us all.

Vasso will be deeply missed and forever remembered.