Stories and Tributes

Nonnina Lina Colosimo née Adamo

Nonnina Lina Colosimo née Adamo

Fortunata (Nell) Racioppa née LaMalfa

Fortunata (Nell) Racioppa née LaMalfa

Pasqualina Mustacato née Cesario

Pasqualina Mustacato née Cesario

Luciana Ceci née Iaboni

Luciana Ceci née Iaboni

Teresa Scorziello née Greco

Teresa Scorziello née Greco

Carmella Caruso-Filicetti

Carmella Caruso-Filicetti

Nonna Rosa Grieco née Schiavone

Nonna Rosa Grieco née Schiavone

Tonina Ditommaso Paris

Tonina Ditommaso Paris

Maria Pigat née Pascot

Maria Pigat née Pascot

Maria Rosaria Graziosi née Sasso

Maria Rosaria Graziosi née Sasso

Assunta Novielli née Greco

Assunta Novielli née Greco

Nonna Lina Miranda

Lina Miranda née Zingarelli

Nonna Rosie Santini

Rosie Santini née Caruso

Benedetta Sparaco née Adragna

Benedetta da Coreleone

Luisa Parrotta Cannito

Luisa Parrotta Cannito
Born: August 30, 1938
Died: August 14, 2013

Cara Sorella, per Maria da Filomena

Cara sorella

Maria Arcaro née Forte

Maria Arcaro née Forte Feb. 27, 1921. Died in 2016

Filena Fiorita née Bruno

Filena Fiorita née Bruno Born in San Pietro in Guarano, Cosenza, in Calabria in 1914 and died in Montreal in 2014. At a 100 years!

Elide Viviana Pagano née Trotta

A Tribute to our Mother, lovingly by daughters Aurora Pagano and Lori Spadafora.

Maria Domenica Baldassara

By Julia Hanna, owner and chef @ Ritorno Restaurant in Oakville Ontario. A big part of Ritorno is Julia’s tribute, the ‘Nonna Wall’

Giulia Pancino née Babuin

As told by her daughter Lillian (Liliana) Libralato née Pancino

Maria Chiaradia née Ros

Maria Antonietta Chiaradia (née Ros) was born on June 13th, 1935 at home in Bannia di Fiume Veneto, Pordenone, Italy.

Tributes

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