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Vasile Faklis fits his granddaughter, Andea Faklis Kopacz, with a shoe as her mother Katie Faklis watches in 1966. Faklis' Department Store and Shoe Repair specialized then as today in shoes that are both stylish and healthy. The store still displays…

Archbishop Athenagoras and Father Karaphillis at the consecration of the new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in 1943. Chanter Vasile Faklis is on the far right behind Father Karaphillis. Completed at the height of World War II, it replaced the…

Father Theophilos Karaphillis (1883-1963) with George Anastassiou to his right, Vasile Faklis (then Papafaklis) to his left, and the first choir in front of old St. Nicholas Greek Church, circa 1925. Karaphillis came from Kalymnos in 1922 and served…
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