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submitted by Kytherian Funeral Notification on 10.09.2013

Funeral Details for the late Sir Arthur George

SIR ARTHUR'S family and friends from business, football and life's journey are invited to attend his Funeral Service at 11am Tuesday (September 10, 2013), at St George Greek Orthodox Church, 90 Newcastle Street, Rose Bay.

Following the Prayers the cortege will proceed to the Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park Cemetery, Military Road, Matraville.

By request of the family, no flowers. Donations may be made to the St ...

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submitted by Kytherian Obituaries on 22.05.2013

Michael Alfred Parras

May 19, 2013
Late of Northbridge
Passed away peacefully

Beloved husband of Daphne. Loving son-in-law of Mary, devoted father and father-in-law of Colin and Julie, Dyan and Anthony. Adored grandfather to Charles, Michael, Mitchell, Paris and Giselle.

Michael will be sadly missed by
all his relatives and many friends

Aged 76 years

May his memory be eternal

The relatives and friends of MICHAEL are kindly ...

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submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 12.04.2013

In Loving Memory of Saphira Caravousanos

First President of the Kytherian Ladies Auxiliary
Sydney, NSW, Australia

This interesting account of the life of Mrs Caravousanos, was written by her son Andrew, and with his permission we share it with all our members.

On Sunday 24th December 1924, the weather in Carthage Missouri USA was well below zero and considered “the worst winter’s day in the city’s history”. There were no Sunday ...

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submitted by Kytherian Obituaries on 03.03.2013

Theodoros (Rouli) Fardoulis

Roulis in his "old" cafe in Potamos in about 1985
Picture by James Prineas

The Last Embrace

Whenever I arrived on Kythera, I would head directly and often from the airport, to Potamos town-square and have a rizogalo (rice pudding) or a fresh-warm galatoboureko (semolina pie) at Rouli’s Kafenion, the centre of the Kytherian universe.

With a razor-sharp ability to comprehend what ...

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submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 22.01.2013

Stamatoula Mavromatis Chlentzos: November 1, 1906 - January 15, 2013

Stamatoula on her 106th birthday - November 2013

November 01, 1906 - January 15, 2013
Former Resident of Castro Valley, CA, USA, Stamatina (Tula) Chlentzos passed away in Pleasanton January 15, 2013. Tula recently celebrated her 106th Birthday with her family. Stamatina Mavromatis Chlentzos was
Born in Christorforianika, Kythera, Greece on November 1, 1906. Her parents were Antonis Mavromatis and Giannoula Koulentianos. ...

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submitted by George Zantis on 23.04.2013

Eugenia Zantis - 3/8/1921 - 25/6/2012

In Loving Memory of Ευγενία Ζαντιώτης (Eugenia Zantis)

3/8/1921 - 25/6/2012

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In Loving Memory of Evyenia Zantis.pdf

Evyenia was born on 3rd August, 1921 on the mountain of her maternal grandparents’ house, on the island of Kythera, in an area ...

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submitted by Kytherian Social News on 05.11.2012

Nicholas Peter Careedy (Karydis)

In Loving memory of Nicholas Peter Careedy (Karydis)

1-3-1912 to 14-10-2012

Nicholas Peter Careedy, the fourth child and only son of Peter and Marietta Careedy, was born in Mylopotams, Kythera on the 1st of March 1912. After completing high school in Kythera he remained in his village until he left for military service. He spent the first six months of service in the recruiting office ...

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 07.09.2012

Tess Mallos

Cook served exotica to adoring millions

Sydney Morning Herald

August 18, 2012

Taste maker … Tess Mallos wrote 16 cookbooks

Tess Mallos earned her place on the bookshelves of a generation of home cooks. Just a few years before her death, the food writer admitted she wasn't sure how many of her cookbooks had sold. When pressed, she nonchalantly estimated a worldwide figure about ...

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submitted by Kalie Zervos on 08.05.2012

Jim Cominos

All who knew Jim "Tsigli" Cominos know he had a great zest for life.

He was born in Potamos Kythera in May 1923. When war came to Kythera he joined the partizans fighting against the enemies and even took part in capturing two German soldiers on Kythera.

In the late 1940s migrated to Sydney. He married Rothanthi ( Rosie) Maneas in the mid 1950's and had two daughters Poppy and Helen.

Jim and Rosie settled ...

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submitted by Namoi Valley Independent on 28.03.2012

Dr Archie’s life-long legacy

By Marie Hobson, Namoi Valley Independent

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He was named the Greek Australian of the Century but to the people of Collarenebri, Dr Archie Kalokerinos was so much more, with his ground-breaking research saving the lives of hundreds of Aboriginal children.

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submitted by Kytherian Obituaries on 21.03.2012

Archie Kalokerinos. Losing a man of great wisdom. Tribute by Marcus Blackmore

March 5, 2012

Today is a very sad day. I have just heard of the passing at 84 years of age of a great friend and true pioneer of Nutritional Medicine in Australia, Dr Archie Kalokerinos.

Archie had a wonderful knowledge of the clinical use of vitamin therapy in particular the use of IV VitC, but of even greater significance was his amazing dedication to his work with aboriginal people.

He ...

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 16.03.2012

Archie Kalokerinos 1927-2012. Doctor prevented infant mortality

Sydney Morning Herald.

March 17, 2012

Archie Kalokerinos … created a treatment for zinc deficiency. Photo: Peter Stoop

Archie Kalokerinos, son of a Greek cafe owner, with plenty of brains and a medical degree, bounced around the world getting experience - not settling to surgery, trying general practice - until a problem came to his attention which was to preoccupy him for the rest ...

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submitted by Kytherian Obituaries on 21.03.2012

Adventures of a Pastor's wife. Tribute to Archie Kalokerinos

Photograph: Archie Kalokerinos with Aboriginal children, at Collarenebri, in north-western NSW, 1971.

Today Richie and I are off to a memorial service of a man who changed the world he lived in. This man was not just the father of a mate of mine, but an authority on Vitamin C deficiency, an Honorary Medical Advisor for Aboriginal ...

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submitted by Neos Kosmos, Melbourne on 08.03.2012

Greek Australian of the Century Dies

7 Mar 2012

Neos Kosmos

Dr Archivides Kalokerinos passed away peacefully on March 1. Dr Kalokerinos, a proud Hellene, was awarded Greek Australian of the Century by Neos Kosmos in 2000 for his tireless work in the medical community.

Dr Archivides Kalokerinos passed away peacefully on March 1. Dr Kalokerinos, a proud Hellene, was awarded Greek Australian of the Century by Neos ...

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submitted by Kytherian Obituaries on 08.03.2012

Dr Archie Kalokerinos

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submitted by Angelo L Notaras on 24.10.2011

Mitchell Notaras. A eulogy by his twin brother, Angelo Notaras

Photograph: Mitchell Notaras, at the time of his graduation from university with a dfegree in Medicine.

Eulogy by Angelo Notaras at St George Parish Church, Rose Bay NSW Australia, Saturday 15th October, 2011, for his twin brother Mitchell, who passed away on 30/7/11.

Family and Friends,

We are here today to celebrate the life of our dear brother and family man, Mitchell, who passed away in Frelingianka ...

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submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 16.10.2011

Lorna Martin McPhail, Lorna Notaras

Dr Lorna Martin McPhail, OBE, died peacefully from natural causes on 17 December 2009 at her home in Suffolk. She was 72.

From the British Medical Journal, 19th October, 2010.

Born in Glasgow, Lorna Martin McPhail attended Hutchesons’ Grammar School before her family moved to Bracknell, Berkshire. She trained at St Bartholomew’s Medical School in London, graduating as a doctor in November 1963. There she met and married a fellow doctor, Mitchell Notaras, ...

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submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 24.10.2011

Dr Mitchell Notaras 1933 – 2011

*Variations of this Obituary have appeared in:

The Kytherian, Newsletter of the Kytherian Association of Australia, September 2011
The Grafton Examiner, August 6th, 2011
The (Brisbane) Courier Mail, Friday October 14, 2011, page 105
The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday October 21st, 2011, page 14
Eulogy ...

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submitted by DAILY TELEGRAPH on 23.08.2011

John Bean. Wife of Pip Courtney

Pip Courtney was the producer of the Landline programme on the Roxy 75th Birthday celebrations.

She was instrumental in giving this "Kytherian" event a national profile.

Those who attended the event would have seen her in action with two film crew members "in tow".

Photograph ...

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submitted by James Victor Prineas on 29.08.2011

The Honourable James (Jim) Samios AM, MBE

The Honourable James (Jim) Samios AM, MBE passed away peacefully on Tuesday, 19 July 2011 after a long illness. Jim was aged 77 years.

Jim forged an extraordinary career. He was selflessly devoted to public service and made an immense contribution to the community, particularly in New South Wales.

His sister Helen Margetis and brother Nicholas Samios, together with Bretos and Theodora, his nephew and niece, remember Jim with much love and admiration for the good work ...