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Caroline Casinelli De Preta and Clemy Caporicci

Thanks to Grace Casinelli Stanton, who found this site and sent me an email, I've been able to get closer to how Carrie and Clemy are related to us. Carrie was Nana's cousin. Dad believes that Carrie's mom and Nana's mom were sisters. So, in all liklihood, her mom was a Buzzeo.
 
Grace told me that Caroline "Carrie" had three brothers, one who died young in Italy, Luigi and Cesidio. If I've understood Grace correctly, Cesidio is Grace's grandfather. Cesidio married a Buzzeo (I don't know her first name yet) and her brother was Jerry Buzzeo. Grace also knew Teddy Buzzeo, the author of the book mentioned at this site, Memoirs of an Immigrant.
 
Carrie
 
 
 
 
Carrie's daughter was Clemy. Accrding to the SSDI, Clemy's actual name was Clementina. She was born on August 10, 1913 in NY and passed away on August 10, 1994, her 81st birthday. Grace told me that Clemy had a glass eye but I don't know the circumstances of how that happened yet. She was married to Orazio Caporicci, known as Razi in 1937. Razi was born on August 17, 1903 and died in May 1971 in Fairview, New Jersey. Dad remembers their address as being: 300 Wilson Avenue, Fairview, New Jersey.
 
Clemy's death notice:
The Record - Hackensack, NJ - August 13, 1994
Deceased name: Clementina De Preta Caporicci
Clementina De Preta Caporicci, 81, of Fairview died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1977, she was a dressmaker for Paston Dress Co., New York City, where she worked for fifty years. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church, Fairview. She was a member of Cliffside Park Retirees' International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Arrangements: McCorry Bros. Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.
Razi was found as a boarder in the following household in the 1930 census:
 
1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Orazio Caporuscio
Home in 1930: Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey
Age: 26
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1904
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Boarder
Race: White
Household Members: Name Age
Angelo Gigante 37
Maria Gigante 31
Giovanni Gigante 8
Francesca Gigante 6
Denedetta Gigante 5
Mafalda Gigante 3
Vaiola Gigante 3
Franck Gigante 1
Orazio Caporuscio 26
Joseph Cavallo 38
 
Razi and Clemy had two children, Caroline who was married to a Nuclear Scientist with connections to the UN, and Frank, who was known as Frankie. Another thank-you to Grace goes here. I had Caroline's name as Geraldine. Will add more as I get it.
 
 
 
 
Clemy
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