Andy’s mother’s family immigrated to Manchester, NH from Tsaritsani, near Elassona, Greece in 1916. Andy’s mother was born in Manchester in 1917, graduated from Manchester central High School (1936) and the University of New Hampshire (1940) where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. After teaching in Farmington, NH she later entered federal service in World War II.

Andy’s maternal grandmother was a founding member of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Manchester in 1936.
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Andy’s uncle, William A Vasiliou, was one of the first Greek immigrants to graduate from the University of New Hampshire. He also served in WW II. “Bill” Vasiliou was the first Supreme President of the Sons of Pericles. Bill was also a member of the Order of AHEPA War Cabinet during WW II and later an AHEPA district governor.

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