Don't kick me, click me!
In Draguccio, the precocious
toddler Franco, is wheeling a small wine barrel - empty of course!
Franco's dad and company
in Istria. The two young men in the foreground are playing the popular
hand game called "mora".
Il Penseroso - Franco, the poet, kept us in suspense by inching slowly
towards adult images of himself. In this photo taken in Istria, was he
musing over Milton's Paradise Lost?
http://www.legacy.com/NS/ (where you may sign the
Published in the Philadelphia
Inquirer/Philadelphia Daily News on April 12, 2005:
AITALA, MARILYN B. (nee Bemis), on
April 9, 2005, of Springfield, PA, formerly of Hamilton, NY; beloved
wife of Franco G. Aitala; loving mother of Eric M. Aitala, Michelle
Watson and Tina (Kevin) Engblom; grandmother of Isabella Grace
Engblom; sister of Richard, Marvin and the late John Bemis.
Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Service Wed. 7 P.M.
at THE DONOHUE FUNERAL HOME, 3300 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square,
PA 610-353-6300 where friends may visit the family 6-7 P.M. at the
Funeral Home. Interment Sat. April 16th at Woodlawn Cemetery,
Hamilton, NY. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to:
American Cancer Society
1615 West Chester Pike, Suite 102
Chester, PA 19382.
the Syracuse Post Standard on 4/12/2005.
Marilyn Bemis Aitala
April 9, 2005 Marilyn B.
Aitala, 66, formerly of Hamilton, NY, died Saturday in Ridley
Park, PA. Funeral services: 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, from
the Park United Methodist Church, Broad St., Hamilton, with
burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Contributions: may be made to the
American Cancer Society, 1615 West Chester Pike, Suite 102,
West Chester, PA 19382. Local arrangements are by Burgess &
Tedesco Funeral Home, 25 Broad St., Hamilton, NY.
|Published in the Philadelphia
Inquirer/Philadelphia Daily News on June 15, 2005:
AITALA, FRANCO G., on June
13, 2005, age 73, of Springfield PA; beloved husband of the late
Marilyn B. Aitala, dear father of Eric M. Aitala, Michelle L.
Watson, and Tina M. (Kevin) Engblom; brother of Roger Aitala and
grandfather of Isabella Engblom; uncle of Mark Aitala and Lisa
Aitala, great uncle of Dillon Aitala. Relatives and friends are
invited to Funeral Mass, Friday 11 A.M. Church of St. Bernadette,
Turner Ave., Drexel Hill PA, where friends may call in Church from
10 to 11 A.M. Int. SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
contributions in his memory to:
American Diabetes Assn.
One Plymouth Meeting, Suite 520
Plymouth Meeting PA 19462-1316
(Arr. by THE DONOHUE FUNERAL HOME,
3300 WEST CHESTER PIKE, NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA, 610-353-6300)
the Syracuse Post Standard on 6/17/2005:
June 13, 2005 Mr. Franco G.
Aitala, 73, of Springfield, PA, died Monday at Wallingford
Nursing Home, Wallingford, PA. Born May 20, 1932 in Pisino
Italy. He is predeceased by his wife, Marilyn B. (Bemis)
Aitala; and his parents, Concetto and Anita (Zaccai) Aitala.
He was a Civil Engineer, U.S. Government Industry and for
Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard, Philadelphia, PA. Survivors:
Daughters, Mrs. Tina M. (Aitala) Engblom of Springfield, PA
and Mrs. Michelle L. Watson of Los Angeles, CA; son, Mr. Eric
M. Aitala of Oxford, MS; brother, Mr. Roger Aitala; nephew,
Mr. Mark Aitala; niece, Miss Lisa Aitala; great-nephew, Mr.
Dillon Aitala; grandchild, Miss Isabella Engblom. Funeral Mass
at St. Bernadette Church, 1035 Turner Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA
on Friday, June 17, 2005 at 11 a.m. Visitation: St. Bernadette
Church, on Friday, June 17, 2005 from 10 to 11 a.m. Burial in
SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, Delaware County, PA.
Memorial Contributions: American Diabetes Association, 1
Plymouth Meeting, Suite 520, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462.
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