|Birth: ||Aug. 5, 1893|
|Death: ||May 2, 1957|
Mr. Antonio Albano, 63, of 198 Hancock Street, Springfield, died of leukemia on Thursday, May 2, at Mercy Hospital.
Born in Siena, Province of Salerno, Italy, on August 5, 1893, he was the son of the late Frederico and Christina Albano. He married the former Francesca Cardaropoli in 1912 and served in the Italian Army during World War I.
Antonio arrived in the United States on February 23, 1920, aboard the ship Duca Degli Abruzzi which departed from Naples, Italy. His wife and daughters stayed in Italy until he earned the money to secure their passage to America.
For 36 years he was a self-employed shoe-maker with a shop first located on Dickinson Street in Springfield. Later he moved the business to Hancock Street.
He was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Springfield.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former Francesca Cardaropoli, a son, Frederick Albano; three daughters, Mrs. Christina Bottone and her husband Sylvester, Mrs. Genevieve Rocca, and Mrs. Yolanda Forslund and her husband Ralph, all of Springfield; and seven grandchildren.
The funeral will be on Monday morning at the church and Forastiere Funeral Home on Locust Street. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery on State Street. Calling hours will be Sunday afternoon and evening.
Five grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren followed.
Francesca Cardaropoli Albano (1889 - 1968)*
Christina M. Albano Bottone (1913 - 2000)*
Genevieve M. Albano Rocca (1917 - 2008)*
Saint Michaels Cemetery
Created by: Mark Vezzola
Record added: May 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89564158
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