25 July 2014

Leading American of Italian Descent" Alberto Todesca

Leading Americans of Italian Descent in Massachusetts: p. 769

TEDESCO, ALBERTO - (late) Born Torre Le Nocelle, Avellino, Italy, July 20, 1891. Son of Angiolillo Todesco and Pasqualina Ardolino. Educated in the the public schools of his native town. Can to the U.S. in 1909, settling in Boston, where he engaged in the market business for ten years. In 1926 he opened his market business in Roslindale, now carried on by his wife. Was member of Order Sons of Italy and took deep interest in the welfare of his community. Married Josephine Capobianco of Somerville, Dec 20, 1913. Children: Angelo, graduate of English High, veteran U.S. Army overseas, as airplane mechanic, has been awarded the Presidential Citation and Purple Heart for bravery; Pasqualina, is married to Joseph Nabreski; Mary, graduate of Roslindale High and Boston Clerical School, is married to Carl De Vasto of the U.S. Army; Beatrice and Gloria, are graduates of Boston Trade School. Mrs. Todesca's parents were natives of Elena, Gaeta, Littoria, Italy. Came to U.S, in the late 80's settling in Somerville. Res. 4430 Washington St., Roslindale.


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