Spotlight – Maria “Mary” (Mauro) Ficara

Maria "Mary" (Mauro) Ficara

Maria “Mary” (Mauro) Ficara was my maternal grandmother. She was born in Gallina, Reggio di Calabria, Calabria, Italy, on January 13, 1900. She was married on April 19, 1923. She emigrated from Italy to the United States on June 23, 1928 on the S.S. Duilio and arrived in New York on July 2, 1928. Continue reading

Buon Natale!

Scocchio Family Christmas

My family and I would like to wish everyone a safe and Merry Christmas!  There is nothing more important than family.  I have been blessed to be born into a very close family.  Even though we are spread across the country, there is nothing that any of them would not … Continue reading