Pierina Josephina Tapella PastorelloThis is where the anecdotal information will go. This will stay pretty stable. For more volatile information, a link will be provided to a PDF file that can be composed and maintained with tools such as Word and then saved as a PDF for loading to the web site. This eliminates the need to know how to program the individual web pages.
Pierina Tapella was the sixth child and second daughter of Geralamo Tapella, born in St. Louis on September 6, 1916, the first of the family born in the US.
Lee, as she was known, was a quiet and gentle woman. She worked many years at Liggett and Myers.
He marriedJoe Pastorello in 1947 and lived many years in the old homestead on Marconi Ave. In the seventies, they moved to St. Louis Hills near Francis Park.
by Charles Tapella
|1||Gerolamo Tapella (June 14, 1870 - April 25, 1946) married in Italy about 1896
Francesca Bonali (July 13, 1876 - November 10, 1918)
|2||.||Pierina Josephina (Lee) Tapella (September 6, 1916 - October 30, 1999) married June 21, 1947
Joseph Charles Pastorello (May 2, 1915 -October 19, 1978)
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