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submitted by George Poulos on 09.01.2005

Bill Kalokairinos (Summers) wedding.

This is one of the photos found by Panagiotis Notaras in the Notaras house in Friligianika. [See entry under Photography Diaspora, subsection, Vintage Portraits/People].

Angelo Notaras, Sydney, and his wife Mary Notaras (nee, Summers) confirm that this is in fact a wedding photo of Mary's parents. The wedding occurred c. 1937.

From left to right:

Doren Katsoulis, bridesmaid. (Daughter of Spiro and Cleopatra, who are standing next to her left)

Spiro Katsoulis

Cleopatra Katsoulis (nee, Megaloconomos)

Bill Kalokerinos (Summers), GROOM

Theodora Glytsos, BRIDE

Jack Glytsos (Cousin of the bride)

Bill Glytsos (Brother of the bride)

Peter Tambakis (Cousin of the bride)

Dion Megaloconomos (Niece of Cleopatra Katsoulis)

Mina Kalokerinis (Cousin of groom).
[Brother to Bishop Gabriel Kalokerinos, who was a Bishop of Santorini]

Spyro Calocerinos confirms the identities of some of the people in the above photo. Some are relatives of his. He also passes on some additional information about them.

What information can you add?

"Fourth from left is Bill Kalokairinos (Summers) well known in Tamworth NSW, and Angelo Notaras' father in law. It is obviously his wedding photo.

The man next to the bride in front is Bill Glytsos, also well known hotel proprietor in the New England area NSW and the bride's brother. He passed away in Kythera gyrokomeio earlier this year. (This information was provided by John Kalokairinos also a nephew of Bill Summers).

Third from right is Peter Tambakis, from West Wyalong NSW who passed away in Kythera after an accident".