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17202:People > Obituaries

submitted by Namoi Valley Independent on 06.02.2010

Memorial service to celebrate life of Peter Venardos

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A young Peter Venardos, who took over the Acropolis Cafe, Gunnedah, NSW, Australia, in partnership with Theo Souris in 1945.

Namoi Valley Independent, Thursday, January 28, 2010. page 11.

DURING his 67 years in Gunnedah, Peter Venardos made many lifetime friends and helped countless others in his quiet, unassuming way. Peter’s death on January 14 after months of very poor health, ...

17155:People > Obituaries

submitted by Karavitiko Symposium, Sydney on 22.01.2010

Vale. Peter Venardos. 1921 – 2010

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Theo Coroneos (left) and Peter Venardos in Gunnedah early 1940s

Peter Venardos was born in Ayia Anastasia, Kythera, Greece. He migrated to Australia at the young age of 12 and like many other boy migrants to Australia, never saw his mother again. Peter moved to Tamworth in 1936, and then to Gunnedah in 1943, a place which remained home to him and his wife Dianna for the next 67 years.

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