Migrants- Simi


Family Name: Sarri
Name: Fotini
Year of Birth:      1946
Father's Name: Nikolaos (Pedi, Simi) 
Mother's Name:   Despina Gialouraki (Pedi, Simi)
Siblings:  Elias
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1960
Sponsor:    Nikoloas Sarris (my father) 
Married:  Elias Velios (Galata, Messologhi)
Children:  Sotiria (Sue), Dimitrios, Despina
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
Livelihood:  Small Business- shops 



Above: As a very young child. L-R: Vasilia, my mother, Despina, myself and Athina Kalafata. 

Above Right: On my way to school. With my mother, Despina, and brother, Elias. 

Above: A Primary School photograph. Our teacher was Mr Manolas. I am in the second row, fifth from the left, wearing the dark top. I remember we were told to wear our worst clothes as the photograph was to be used in the island's application for further aid from UNRRA. 


Above: With my friend, Sofia Konti (left). 

Above Right: On my wedding day, with my husband, Elias Velios. 

Above: My family. With my husband, Elias, and our children, Sotiria (Sue), Despina and Dimitrios.