Family Reunion

It was 43 years since his parents had taken my client to visit his relatives in Italy and all he had was photos from that visit made when he was just 7 years old.  Phone calls to the families with the same surname in town had produced nothing but we met at the Parish church … Continue reading

Cemeteries

Deceased Italians are usually placed in “niches” in the cemetery, which are leased,  most for 99 years allowing for at least 3 “burials”.  In the newer sections of the cemetery the lease is for only 33 years earning more money for the church (or city).  Once the body has decomposed, this usually takes from 10-30 … Continue reading