Pasquale passed away in Feb. of 1920 from influenza. Anna Maria married Michael Troilo in 1923.There were no children from that marriage. Anna Maria passed away in 1953. Michael Troilo passed away in 1956. They are buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA
from Colliano, Salerno, Campania, Italy.
My maternal grandfather, Pasquale Ruggiero was born in Colliano in June of 1876. He immigrated to Philadelphia in 1893. He met Anna Maria Priore, daughter of Pasquale Priore and Albina Viola and they married in 1902. There were 11 children from that marriage. Pasquale was a notary, inventor and real estate agent in his 43 years. He also published his own newspaper.
The Pasquale Ruggiero Family
Other surnames included here are DelGrippo, Penta, Vuocolo, Mollo, Scafidi, Troilo, Pezzuro,Ferrara and Fasano.
courtesy of Joe DelGrippo
Cousin Curt Rimler has shared many pictures with me and I am very grateful to him for his contributions.