Gaetano LaForgia

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Name Gaetano LaForgia
Born 1891-12-06 Toritto, Bari, Italy
Gender M
Died 1993-12-22
Buried Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
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Father Cosimo LaForgia
Mother Anna Mondo
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Family Antoinetta Luisi b. (1897-08-26, Toritto, Bari, Italy) d. (1983-09-21)
Married 1919-12-26, New York City, New York
Children 1 Anne LaForgia d. (2013-03-12)
2 Cosimo (Gus) LaForgia
3 Maria Giovanni LaForgia d. (2009-07-28)
4 Rocco (Rocky) LaForgia


Tom came from Toritto, Italy. He boarded the Konigin Louise, a ship leaving the port of Naples, Campania, Italy. He arrived at Ellis Island on 10 Dec. 1908 at the age of 17. Once in America, he became known as Thomas. He was drafted in the US Army and send to France in 1917. After his term in the Army, he became a coal dealer working 7 days a week for a dollar a day. SS#***

Burial: Maryrest Cemetery Mahwah, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA Plot: 10 BC 29

1930 census says 36 years old but his headstone says born 1891