|Anthony & Tony Pinto November 16, 1929|
My maternal Grandmother, Helen Louise Giammaria
was born on December 4, 1910, in Cleveland, Ohio at 10520 Frank Avenue.
She was born into a large family and had seven brothers and sisters. She married Anthony Pinto at St. Marian Church in Cleveland. They met when my Grandpa's family became borders in the Giammaria home. She was eighteen and he was twenty-four. She had four children: Florence, Lawrence, Jean Ann and my Mother, Marie Elena. She had eight grandchildren. She was a housewife all her life but was interested in politics, PTA, church club, festivals, and she was Clerk of courts in her hometown. Her favorite hobby was her grandchildren, and reading mysteries. She had a large bookcase in her bedroom which was full of books!
I have fond memories of my "Grandma Helen". My sister and I spent many weekends, and many weeks in the summer at their home. We also spent almost every Sunday visiting with our grandparents, our Aunts and Uncles, and our cousins.
|Florence, Tony, Helen, Marie Elena and Larry Pinto 1963|