Migrants Agiassos

Family Name: Skleparis
Name: Fotios
Year of Birth:  1935
Father's Name: Spyridonas (Agiassos)
Mother's Name:   Efterpi Klimos (Agiassos)
Siblings:  Androniki (Moutzourelli), Simos, Aristides, Vasilia (Petinos), Efstratia (Hatzisavva), Angeliki (Aboulos)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1962
Sponsor:   Simos Skleparis (my brother)
Married: Aphrodite Vatanelli (Agiassos)
Children: Panagiotis, Vasilios, Efterpi, Mersina
City of Residence: Sydney
 Livelihood: Leading Hand- Australia Post


Above: A portrait of my father, Spyros. 

Above Right: My sister, Eftsratia, and my mother, Efterpi, are working on the krevati.


Above: Every year, we competed in Christofidia ( named after the Greek American who was the benefactor in building the local stadium). In the 1952 Christofidia, I competed in the long jump event, which I won.

Above Middle: During my national service (1957-59), I served in the Greek Navy.

Above:  Working at the olive oil factory, compressing the olives to make the oil. I am on the left, while Vasilios is on the right. Circa 1961