Note- [E-5] means 5 generations back on my side of the family........[R-3] means 3 generations back on Rod's side
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Chiara Westamake De Candia 1859 [E-3]

born- 1859 Giovinazzo Italy
died- 1924 Italy
married- Mario De Candia
children - Rosaria DeCandia Bavaro 1885, Anna DeCandia DeCeglia1886-5/22/1984, Felice (Phil) DeCandia 4/20/1890-3/20/1978, brother (stabbed in Italy 1907 per Janet B)

Chiara DeCandia with daughter Anna
and her husband Pasquale DeCeglia and children Angelina and Chiara (Catherine/Carrie)
per Mary Lee Melton "Rose LaRocca could not tell me where the picture might have been taken, but she claims that she frequently heard about family living in, of all places, West Virginia!??"
Rosaria (Rose) married Frank Bavaro; children were Nickolas,  Maryann, Angelo, Michaela and Lena.

Anna (Annie) 1886 married Pasquale DeCeglia. Children were Angelina 1913 Italy, Chiara (Catherine/Carrie) DeCeglia LaRocca Italy 1916 -1/2010 , Josephine 1921, Joseph (Joe)1924. Carrie married ? LaRocca; children were Luciano LaRocca (a NYC policeman, d. 7/19/2010), Anne (d 2002?). Luciano (Lou) LaRocca married Rose; children were Lou (married Tina; children Thomas and Matthew), Lorraine (married Danny), and Teresa.
per Lou LaRocca: "I used to go into NYC as a kid at least 3 times a year to visit my great grandma Annie. My sisters and I used to hang out the window for the San Gennaro feast. Aunt Angie lived across the hall. She was my grandmother Carrie's sister."
per Mary Lee Melton about Rose LaRocca; "She did mention that her father-in-law, Pasquale, used to make wine in the basement of their NYC dwelling,  and that he was “a wonderful man.”

Felice DeCandia married Angelina Alfano (Lena 4/10/1898). Children were Catherine (Chiara) 7/12/1920 (married Nicholas Corbo), Fortune 5/2/1922 (married John "Lefty" Burkoski), Marvin (Mario) 7/7/1923 - 7/29/1984 (married Phyllis), Phillip 11/25/1927 (married Carol), Frances Rose 4/3/1930 (married Carfora), Angelina 8/10/1931 (married Fratto), Barbara 2/22/1940 (married Michael Collello)

"Catherine M. Corbo
Catherine M. Corbo, 89, of Walton Beach, FL and formerly of Newburgh, died January 23 in the Parthenon Nursing Home, Walton Beach, FL.
Born in Highland Falls, on July 12, 1920, the daughter of the late Philip and Angelina Alfano Decandia. Catherine was predeceased by her husband Nicholas F. Corbo who died, January 24, 1994.
Survived by one son, Nicholas Corbo and wife, Carol of Florida; four sisters: Fortune Burkoski of Newburgh, Frances Cafora of Delray Beach, FL, Lee Fratto of Chester, and Barbara Colello of Las Vegas, NV; granddaughter, Nicole Corbo of Seattle WA; granddaughter, Jeanine Corbo of NYC; grandson Ed Burke of Cornwall; granddaughter, Wendy Doyle of Cornwall. Catherine was predeceased by two brothers, Marvin and Phil Decandia.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on January 28 at the Sacred Heart Church Newburgh. Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor.
This is part of the February 2, 2010 online edition of Orange County Post."

son Felice DeCandia, wife Lena, with friends and family
Highland Falls Cemetary, NY

Fortune and Lefty's wedding

Left and Fortune
Felice and Rose and family

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