"PAPA JOE'S" FATHER,
"Papa-Charlie" came to Canada IN 1896, several years before my Grandmother "Nunna-Michella", who arrived in Winnipeg in 1900. He first arrived in Boston, and then came to Winnipeg via New York, and Montreal. "Nunna" Michella did her first three children, Cosimo (sAMUEL), Guissepe (Joseph), and Angellina (Julia).
They lived in the Euclid Ave. area of Whining for a few years, then moved to a tenement home on Carton Street, opposite to the Winnipeg Convention Center is now located.
Additionally, he ran an Italian Restaurant on the South-West corner of Carlton Street and St. Mary's Avenue.
Finally the family moved to 458 Spence Street in the West End mad retired.