If a picture is worth a thousand words, there are millions of words in Vivian (Vasiliki) Arger’s (nee Deliganes) home.
John (Ioannis) Theodoros Gormanos has written extensively about his life beginning with his childhood in northern Macedonia through his long journey to Spokane, Washington.
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.
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.”
From Spokane to Seattle to Bellingham, Mary Sellinas Hulbush has maintained her faith, her friends and her Greek heritage.
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.
George Peter Prekeges has earned this title not only through his physical presence, but by his contributions to Spokane’s community.
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.
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.
It’s not just George Alex’s height, but the extent of his generosity and honest reputation that earn him this title.