Contributed by Carolyn F. (Bassow) Landry, Berlin, Massachusetts
This is a photo of my father, Carlton F. Bassow, born in Athol, Massachusetts, June 1908, died 1978. He served in the Army Air Corps as a Captain during WWII, and as a Flight Surgeon, and was stationed in New Guinea for two years. After the war, he went back to his medical practice in Athol, Massachusetts.
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Contributed by Susan Beyer
This photo is a photo of my mother, Angela Lacirignola, ca. 1929, at her confirmation at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church in New York City, New York. She was about thirteen years old.Â
My grandfather was named Joseph Lacirignola and lived in NYC. There is a good chance we are related. My father is John L. Lacirignola (resides in NJ).
I am sorry I missed your comment on my mother’s photo. My grandfather was Vito Lacirignola born around 1879 in Fasano, Bari, Italy. He came to NYC in 1907. I was not aware of any siblings of his who came to the United States, but we recently found a sister of his named Isabella who came in 1911. So there may be more. I would love to hear if you know anything else.