PHOTO GALLERY #7
 

Luigi Ignazio Pietro 'Choo' Faiella
son of Rodolfo Calimero Pietro Antonio Carmino Faiella
1940 High School Photo
 

Salvatore Valenti & Grazia Bruccheri
Marianopoli, Sicily
Salvatore is my 2nd cousin, once removed
 

Maria Antonia LoDico
b: 7/20/1867  d: 2/8/1941 in Petralia Soprana
Her father was Pietro Paulo LoDico and mother was Rosalia San Filippo
 
 

My cousin Louie Faiella and Alice Graziso
Louie is the son of Americo Alfredo Carlo Faiella
Their wedding photo

Americo Alfredo Carlo Faiella
born April 7, 1897 in Minas Garnes, Brazil
husband to Maria LoDico
@ 1953 on Cape Cod

1948 Dennis, Cape Cod
From left: Alfred (Po) Faiella, Al (Bed) LoDico, Jo Mormino, Frances & Louis (Choo) Faiella
 

Rodolfo Calimero Pietro Antonio Carmino Faiella
brother to Americo
husband of Giovanna LoDico
 

Rodolfo Faiella - The Whirlwind
Professional wrestler poster
@ 1917/18
 

Boston Evening Globe -March 14th 1922
 

@ 1927
Window: Inez, Gilda, Aida
Back L to R: Sally, Norma, Remo, Po (Alfred), Choo (Luigi) Fifi (Elenor) Dora
Giovanna 'Jenny' LoDico, Rudolfo Faiella, Nini (Lilian) on lap, Louie (lap), Gisowe, Mary, Eva, Guido
 

Giovanna (Jenny) LoDico Faiella
with her oldest grandson Rudy (Pikey) Faiella,
son of Luigi Ignazio Pietro 'Choo' Faiella
 

Faiella Family on Cape Cod
@ 1949-1950

From far left:
Charlie Clauss (sunglasses), Lillian (Nini) Faiella, Luigi (Choo) Faiella with son Rudy (Pikey)
My mother Josephine Mormino (kneeling)
Frances Wronski Faiella -Choo's wife, Eleanor (Fifi) Faiella, Alfred (Po) Faiella
boy on Po's shoulders is Charlie Clauss -Lillian's son, with my Aunt Giovanna (Jenny) out of frame
 
 

August 2000
Siblings of Americo Faiella and Maria LoDico
From left: Salvatrica, Norma, Francis and her husband Leo Andronico,
Alice Grazioso, wife of  Louie Faiella
 
 

Eleanor (Fifi) Faiella (right) and Lillian (Nini) Faiella (left)
daughters of Rodolfo Faiella & Giovanna LoDico
@ 1949
 

August 2000
From left: Josephine LoDico [my mom], Norma Faiella Proto,
Linda Proto, Francis Faiella Andronico
 

Salvatrice (Sally) Maria Faiella
daughter of Americo Faiella and Maria LoDico
@ 1944
 

Salvatrice (Sally) Maria Faiella
daughter of Americo Faiella and Maria LoDico
@ 1927
 

Norma Faiella
born: December 31, 1920
daughter of Americo Faiella and Maria LoDico

August 2000
Francis Faiella Andronico and Leo Andronico [center back]
From left: Anthony Andronico [son] with his son Anthony Jr.
On Right: Dawna Andronico Donaghey [white shirt] and Melissa Andronico Sepulveda [blue] -daughters
Girl in red: Carla Donaghey   Girl in orange: Alexandria Klisiaris
 

August 1949 - My Parent's Wedding Day
From left: Eleanor Plante, Sally Faiella, Angelina LoDico Albertini, Reena Plante,
Jenny LoDico Faiella, Mary LoDico Faiella.
Grandmother Francesca sitting.
Kids: l-r:  Ronnie Plante, little Eleanor Plante, Karen Plante, Wilfred Plante,
Lillian Faiella Clauss with Charlie, Elizabeth (Sally's daughter) and Frances Faiella with Rudy (Pikey)
 
 

Luigi Faiella
born November 28, 1852
father to Americo and Rodolfo Faiella
Luigi was a doctor

Angelo Faiella
born March 1, 1832 in Prezza, Italy
Angelo is the 1/2 brother to Nunzio Faiella,
Americo & Rodolfo Faiella's grandfather
 

Costanza Navarroli
born May 11, 1833 in Prezza L'Aquila, Italy
she is the wife of Angelo Faiella
 

Vincenza Faiella born about 1865 in Prezza Italy
She is the daughter of Angelo & Costanza and married Decilio Previdi
Their oldest son is Cesar Previdi born about 1890 [in photo]
 

Vincenza Faiella Previdi
She had nine children: Caesar, William Tullio, Francesco, and Elvira
who came to New York
and Begetta, Carlo, Giuseppe, Giuseppina, and Maria
who stayed in Italy
 
 

Taddeo Faiella
born March 23, 1865 in Prezza, Italy
He is the son of Angelo and Costanza
Taddeo immigrated to the USA in 1902
 

Taddeo Faiella and Luigia Francesca Teresa Gaviati
They were married on March 15, 1897 in Casale Monferrato, Italy
 
 

Nazzareno Fajella, brother to Taddeo
He was born on July 25, 1883 in Prezza, Italy
and died May 22, 1925 in Manhattan NY
 

Faiella Family Birth Record
 
 

Prezza Italy
Birthplace of the Faiella Ancestry
 
 

A special thank you to
Taddeo's great granddaughter Barbara Klein and Taddeo's granddaughter Linda Rueth
for some of the collection of Faiella photographs seen here.