Migrants- Stypsi


Surname: Koutilelli 
Name: Maria 
Year of Birth:   1956
Father's Name: Menelaos (Stypsi)
Mother's Name:   Konstantina Tsobanoglou (Aivali, Asia Minor) 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1971
Sponsor:  Efstratios Demertjis (my husband) 
Married: Efstratios Demertjis (Strypsi) 
Children:  Konstantina, Stylianos, Menelaos 
City of Residence: Sydney
Livelihood: Small Business


Above Right: At the panygiri Nine days after Tis Panagias. From the left are: her mother, Konstantina- holding me; mu auntie, Wleni Vourgoutzi; Elpiniki Karapanagiotou; Sophia Dimitriou; Efstratia and Stelios Hondros; my father, Menelaos and his cousins, Giorgos, Lefkothea and Aertmis Koutilellis; my uncle, Stavros Vourgoutzis; and Athanasios and Fotini Vourgoutzis. Next to them- at the bottom right corner of the photograph- is Maria Stavroudelli.

Above: With my parents, Menelaos (left) and Konstantina, and my godfather, Vasilios Moutafis (middle).  


Above: With my father, Menelaos, in our butcher shop (in Stypsi).

Above Right: Dancing with my husband, Efstratios, and my sister-in-law, Elvira (right).