Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State

Eastern Washington

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Tom Cassis

The walls of Tom Cassis’ basement recreation room contain a family history of photos beyond imagination. For him as long as the family comes first, everything else will fall in line.

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Willene Allison

Great yiayia (grandmother) was too long to say for Willene (Vasiliki) Delegans Allison’s great grandson, so the name for this family matriarch became simply “Great.”

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Mary Sellinas Hulbush

From Spokane to Seattle to Bellingham, Mary Sellinas Hulbush has maintained her faith, her friends and her Greek heritage.

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Magdaline “Molly” Tsalaky

Magdaline “Molly” Tsalaky (nee Barbas) treasures the musings of her father’s writing on whatever paper was available, even the back of vegetable can labels.

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George Prekeges

George Peter Prekeges has earned this title not only through his physical presence, but by his contributions to Spokane’s community.

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Rose Hanches

One would only have to receive a few of the cleaned fresh vegetables and fruits from her garden to appreciate how Triantafilia (Rose) Hanches (nee Stefanis) has given generously to her family, friends and church.

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Marina Dochios Plastino

At three years of age Marina Dochios Plastino followed her older sisters to school as she felt she belonged there with them. Eighty-three years later, at 86, she is still on the go.

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George Alex

It’s not just George Alex’s height, but the extent of his generosity and honest reputation that earn him this title.

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