Giovanni 'John' Castagnola
Comming to America
1918 - 1919, The German Flu Pandemic swept around the world, Its said to have killed over 50 million people. Joseph unfortunately was one of them, he passed away on May 18, 1918, at the age of 36. Anita was alone now with three young boys, but Amedeo stepped up and took on the responsibility of three boys also, on March 4, 1919, he and Anita were married. In the next 12 years of their marriage, they would go on and have 6 more children. Bianki 1920, Louie 1921, Mary 1924, Larry 1926, Joe 1927, and Catherine 1931. Amedeo was all their father and Anita their mother. Of course, we know them as Nanna and Nonno, they were married for 46years. Until Nonnos passing, October 4, 1965. Nanna left us on December 4, 1978, Untill we see all of you in Heaven standing next to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, God bless!