Pietro Foresta and Filomena Guaglianone
These are Mike's great-grandparents, the parents of
his maternal grandmother. They were living in the southern Italian
region of Calabria, in a small town named MaierÓ, when they were
married. Rosa was their only child.
Pietro emigrated to America and lived there seven
years before he could send for his family. Rosa, Filomena, and Filomena's
mother Caterina slept in the same bed in MaierÓ. Pietro worked as
a gardener and producer of wine and liquor during Prohibition for
residents of Tuxedo Park, New York.