It is often said there are angels disguised as human beings living amongst us. On February 3, 1916 in the small town of Greensburg Pennsylvania, one such, sweet angel was born. That sweet angel’s name was Rosina Pandolfi.
Rosina traveled to Italy at the age of 2, grew up in the charming town of Ceccano, married her beloved Cesare D’Annibale at the tender age of 18, and gave birth to two children Pasquale and Fabrizia, whom she loved with a tremendous force which knew no limits. She crossed the ocean once again at the age of 38, and she and her family made America their permanent home, settling in Mt.Vernon, NY.
She became a doting, loving grandmother three times with the births of Larry, Lisa and myself. And it was through the blessed arrival of her three great-grandchildren, Lauren, Antonia and Joseph, that her love, affection and joy grew even larger.
Let me share with you some of the wonderful qualities of this angel, which will keep her in our hearts forever. [Read more…]