Grand father Farace had a grocery store in South Philadelphia and made several trips tp Italy to buy items for his store. He also rented several basements to make wine.
My father, Nicholas Thomas Farace and my mother Florence May Williams were both born in Philadelphia, PA. Dad retired from Horn & Hardart Baking Co. where he was manager of the shipping department.
Uncle Chris was an original Mummer in the Philadelphia New Years Mummer Parade. Aunt Fannie was a favorite.
My Paternal Grand Parents Guiseppe Farace and Rosa Tuccio both born in Messina, Sicily migrated to the United States in 1890.
My father, Nicholas Thomas Farace and my mother Florence May Williams.
Mother's sister Aunt Fannie and Uncle Chris Gillin
We were blessed with two wonderful children, L to R our daughter Jeanne Lee, Me, my wife Ann and our son Raymond.
This next is L to R Ann's brother Bob, her sister Jean, their mother Josephine, Ann and Ann's brother Jim. Mirror shows family members taking pictures. Ann's mom is Great, Great Grandmom to five. She is presently 104 years old. In this picture she is about 98.
Our son's family in Richmond, VA. L to R Tony, Sarah, his mom, Dana his Dad, Lucy and Densil married, Tim, Nancy's husband and my son Ray. The three gals in front of them are Katy, Tony's sister, Penny, Ray's wife and Nancy, Tim's wife. The two children, Jill and Adam belong to Nancy and Tim.