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RE: Nuzzo
And what are you looking for with regard to the Pellegrino family - burial locations? Dates of death? I'm afraid I don't have time to do a lot of research on this, but maybe this Norwalk Hour obituary from Legacy will help get things moving for you, if you haven't already found it. Note the different name for the father...:
(Concetta is Connie)
Concetta M. Dominici, 90, of Norwalk, wife of the late Victor Dominici, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011 in the Norwalk Hospital with her family at her side.

Born March 12, 1921 in Norwalk, she was the daughter of the late Basil and Maria Amato Pellagrino.

Mrs. Dominici affectionately known as “Gram” was a wonderful, loving and devoted mother, grandmother and sister who lived for her family. She often attended her grandchildren's ball games, was an avid Yankees fan and had a soft-spot for the Mets. She loved planting her flowers and taking care of her yard. Mrs. Dominici attended Norwalk H.S. and worked for 35 years at Pepperidge Farm. She will be sorely missed by all who loved and knew her.

Mrs. Dominici is survived by her two sons, Ron Dominici (Carolyn) and David Dominici (Wendy); by her daughter Vicki Armistead (Carl); and by her eight grandchildren, Sandra Dardis, James Massey, Richard Massey, Danielle Longo, Christin Schor, Michael Dominici, Dina Dominici and Danny Dominici. She is also survived by eight great grandchildren and by her brother James Pellegrino.

In addition to her husband Victor, Mrs. Dominici was predeceased by her brothers Jerry and Anthony Pellagrino and by her sisters Josephine Pellagrino, Helen Festa and Anne Leone.

Friends may call on Wednesday, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, Norwalk. Services will be held Thursday at 9:30 AM in St. Mary Church, 669 West Avenue, Norwalk. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk.

Then if you check Google News, there should be an obit for Anne Pellegrino Leone that will give you more information.

Hopefully that'll help.
Added by ENZita on Nov 05, 2014 11:44 PM
RE: Nuzzo
Happy to be of some assistance!
I know I looked on Ancestry and I don't remember where else. And parts of the Hale Collection are online, I believe -- if you search for Hale Collection Connecticut cemetery transcriptions or something like that. I think it was somehow connected to the WPA effort to record gravestone inscriptions. I found some of it on Ancestry, but I think there are at least parts online at free sites. Must be available somewhere. The cemetery was labeled differently, though - "Catholic and Christ Church Cemetery". And I don't believe Lucy was listed - could she have remarried or moved away? Was her original name Lucia?
Ancestry is also where I checked the census, I believe, and saw Patsey listed as Patrick. Maybe he was Patricio or something?
Also, there is someone on Ancestry who is working on another group of CT Nuzzo ancestors - or is that you? Pictures posted, etc.
And I think that may be the group with some members in St. Lawrence Cemetery, CT. (Alphonso, Clemenzia, Emilia, Giuseppina, Angelina, Vincenzo, Annunziata, etc.) - don't know if they're related to your Nuzzo line.

Not sure about the Pellegrino name - do you have any first names?
Added by ENZita on Nov 04, 2014 12:31 PM
RE: Nuzzo & Festa - Christ & Holy Trinity Cemetery
For the Joseph Festa request you have for Lakeview Cemetery in New Canaan, it would make a huge difference if you were able to contact their office and get specific locations of any Festa graves as the cemetery is big enough that people aren't likely to fill the request without that.
Same for your Mount Hebron request - that group of cemeteries is huge and many places will only give specific info to family, not photo volunteers.
Added by ENZita on Nov 03, 2014 7:07 PM
RE: Nuzzo & Festa - Christ & Holy Trinity Cemetery
You're welcome!
A couple of things -
- From the way the names are listed, I'm assuming Fiore is the son of Salvatore and Rose.
- As for the list of names you're still trying to track down.
- "Patsey Nuzzo 1903-D?" Looks like Patsey was also called Patrick in the earlier census, if that helps.
- "Nicholas Nuzzo 1908-D?" Not sure where he is buried but I think Nicolas' date of death is 22 Nov 1959, age 51 in Stratford, CT. He was divorced from wife (Marie?) at the time.
- Could this be the Marie you're looking for (your "Marie c Nuzzo 1896-1950")? Mary Nuzzo b. abt 1895, d. 10 May 1950 in New Haven, CT; Never married
- "Tony Nuzzo 1897-1918, Rosy Nuzzo 1911-1918" These two are puzzling. From the Hale list, it looks like they should be located with the others.
- Where is Lucie buried??
- Not sure about the other two - Palma & Christina.
Hope that's useful.
Added by ENZita on Nov 03, 2014 6:14 PM
RE: Nuzzo & Festa - Christ & Holy Trinity Cemetery
Hi -

Did you ever get a chance to sort out the Nuzzo memorials? If so, please let me know which names match up, if they're different from what's on the stones, so I can upload the photos.

Also, I got back to the cemetery in Westport and took photos of the Festa memorial I'd seen. Here are the names/dates:

Salvatore 1878-1952

Rose 1888-1979

Son: Fiore Nuzzo 1918-1967

And on the back:
Joseph Pizzola 1922-2004

Please add the memorials if you'd like me to upload the photos.

Added by ENZita on Oct 29, 2014 4:47 PM
RE: Nuzzo - Christ & Holy Trinity Cemetery
I think I've been incorrect, actually. Didn't really understand about the 2 different cemeteries because it's not clear on the ground that there are two. Maybe if you drive in by a different entrance it's more obvious...

So, looking at the map, I think the Nuzzo graves and the Festa one I saw, if I remember correctly, are all in the (Old) Assumption/Old Catholic half, but close to the other cemetery. And I see now that some of the Nuzzo names are posted under that cemetery's page as well.

I don't think people care about credit for posting the pics (or maybe some do?), but apparently sometimes people need to contact the photographer for permission to post them elsewhere, etc., so it's best to post directly.

Would be great if you are able to please work with the dates I've sent -- I sent everything on the graves I found so far -- so we can avoid email since that would save me time working on the pics more as I've learned that the photo file sizes are sometimes a bit big for my email and I've been having a lot of trouble with attachments lately. No rush - I'll hold onto them until you have time to straighten out the memorials for whichever pics you want.

I just need to know, when you can, whether you know of any Nuzzo graves that I missed, since I'm not sure which names connect to which nicknames, etc.

Added by ENZita on Oct 13, 2014 4:51 PM
RE: Nuzzo - Christ & Holy Trinity Cemetery
Oh! One other thing -- I believe there was a Festa grave there, although I didn't snap a photo. Noticed it because I know someone with that surname. Do you have any Festa family members who could be buried there as well?
Added by ENZita on Oct 13, 2014 7:31 AM
RE: Nuzzo - Christ & Holy Trinity Cemetery
You're welcome!

I can definitely relate with regard to name changes and age "flexibility" - makes things tricky!

Not sure which names are new to you, but in case it helps at all with identification, they were grouped in this way:

Angela & Rocco together, of course.

Antonio and Maria Grazia are next to each other, and Carmine's stone is tucked right behind Maria Grazia's.

Giovanni and Danato are right next to each other with an overgrown plant in between them. Hopefully the plant isn't hiding any other names...

And Domenico's tower is alone.

All are close to each other. I didn't notice it until I was editing photos, but Giovanni's stone appears to have possibly had a photo or something else attached at one time. Whatever it was looks like it fell off some time ago, unfortunately. Might be worth trying the cemetery office to see if the groundskeeper might have saved that sort of thing.

If you get a chance, please let me know if there are others at the cemetery that I missed so I can try again another time. I'm still a bit confused about who's who, but I'm assuming when you get a chance to do the memorials and/or requests, it'll become clearer. There are other requests pending (Rosey, Toney, Lucy) that I can fill for you if any are matches -- I just don't want to post to the wrong names!


Added by ENZita on Oct 13, 2014 7:28 AM
Carmine Nuzzo's year of birth was 1894 rather than 1891
Added by ENZita on Oct 12, 2014 6:28 PM
Nuzzo - Christ & Holy Trinity Cemetery
Hi -

I think you've inadvertently created 2nd and 3rd pages for this cemetery in Westport, Connecticut.

Went there today and in the short time I had before I lost the light, I found 8 Nuzzo memorials. I'm not certain, though, whether any other than Domenico match the names you've entered into the website.
Below are the ones I found (other than Domenico). If you'd like photos for any of them, please create memorials and enter photo requests, and if any already have memorials, please create a request and let me know which name is the match since the dates don't appear to match up.

Angela Nuzzo

Rocco Nuzzo

Giovanni Nuzzo
d. 21 Marzo 1921 anni 31

Antonio Nuzzo
d. 7 Oct 1920 age 43

Carmine Nuzzo
b. 2 May 1891 d. 11 (May or Aug?) 1912

Danato Nuzzo
b. 1889 d. 5 Oct 1918

Maria Grazia Nuzzo
b. Italy 1 Jun 1886 d. 18 Jul 1907

If I missed others, I will try to return and search some more when I can.
Added by ENZita on Oct 12, 2014 6:06 PM
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