Migrants- Mytilene

 

Family Name: Pothitos
Name: Dimitrios 
Year of Birth:  1946
Father's Name: Konstantinos (Antissa) 
Mother's Name:   Magdalene Patselli (Mytilene) 
Siblings:  Efstratios 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1956
Sponsor:    Konstantinos Papapandos (Petra)
Married: Theodora Ginis (Australian-born of Northern Epirot heritage)
Children:  Theano, Konstantinos, Nikolaos
City of Residence: Melbourne, Australia
Livelihood: Small Business- Restaurant 

 

Above: With my brother, Efstratios, and our grandmothers, Theano (left) and Eleni (right). 

Above Right: With Takis Pitias (middle) and his brother (we nicknamed, 'kokalo' at the time). I am on the left. 

 

Above: At Tarla Stadium, Mytilene. L-R: my brother, Efstratios; my mother, Magdalene; Hariklia Leonti; and myself. 

Above Right: At school. L-R: the brothers Pitias, myself and my brother, Efstratios. 

 

Above: With my parents, Madgalene and Konstantinos, my brother, Efstratios, and the fellow who sponsored our family to Australia, Kostas Papapandos. 

Above Right: At my engagement party. With my fiance (at the time), Theodora Ginis, my parents, Konstantinos and Magdalene, and my brother, Efstratios. 

 

Above: With my wife, Theodora. 

Above Right: With my wife, Theodora; our children, Kostas, Nikos and Fiona; and my parents, Konstantinos and Magdalene.