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richard hartnett
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Old Guy
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Gary Watkins
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Our family was oriiginally from the North End of Boston, then subsequently ended up

over in the West End section.  Even to date I recall some events and things

growing up there as a very young kid.  It was a great time.  Our familiy relocted

to South Medford in 1960 where I/we grew up and then went our separate ways as adults.



Gale Giordano
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Lived on Allen St.  Went to the Winchell School and Wm. Blackstone Junior High class of 1957.



Harold Kligman
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81 years old

Diane Doucette
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Richard Fazio
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69 years old
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Grew up at 48 hale st  till the big ball came tumbling down on us. Nothing but good memories of hard working ppl who knew how to live . The neighborhood smelled of fresh bread  from casaro's bakery ,  . it was a real place where you knew your neighbors and friendships lasted

grandmother carmella Bramente, mother of Fred, Francis and margret also of hale st 

Parents were francis and Joseph my brothers Fred,John and sister Gail



Ann (Salamone) Devlin
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I was born in 1950 and lived on Leverett Street until we were forced to move in 1958.  I had aunts, uncles, and cousins everywhere on Leverett so it was a close, safe neighborhood and I have wonderful memoires of that time.  When we all were forced out it was never the same again.



lloyd brott
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84 years old

Pasquale Mesiti
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Grew up with my Brother and sister on 66 Allen Street in the West End Of Boston.

Bottom Floor was Carmella and Gueseppi Giallanella.

On the second floor was Antonette and Paul DeCicco with their Children Joseph and Ann DeCicco.

My family, Dalmazia and Vincenzo Mesiti ( Tailor ) my brother Robert and Sister Theresa lives on the 3rd floor and cnnot remember who lived on the 4th Floor.

We lived across from the Emergency Room of the MGH . Went to he St. Joseph's School and Church. Was 11 years old when we moved to Methuen

Had cousins named Tauro that lived on Spring Street.

Only name I remember is Joe Cessario . I fondly remember bits and pieces from our Childhood and I would like to remember more.

Would like to hear from anyone who remembers our families



cookie la spina gabrielson
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74 years old

David72
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I am a young adventurist who appreciates the old things long past.  Some call it nostalgia but since I wasn't born or raised in the West End era I can appreciate the history and those that hold it close to their hearts.  Perhaps it is a need to search of my own past that is unknown to me that draws me to the history and comradery of such a neighborhood that I wished I could have belonged to.  Eitherway as part of the younger generation ("Gen X") there is something that we all could learn from the more..... well I was gonna say "older generation" but I'd rather put it experienced generation that I see in this organization.



marie testa
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My name is Marie Guarino Testa.   The youngest of seven children (all are still alive and well) born to Rose Passanisi and Vincent Guarino who came to America from Augusta Scicly.  Forced to move in my last year of High School, we landed in Somerville Ma.  I met my late husband Alfred Testa from Kennard Ave, after moveing and not realy knowing him when growing up.   Through out the years I have keep in touch with many friends and relatives who have nothing but good memories of the West End. I coordinated the first  Ladies Brunch which was a great success and I am looking forward to doing it again.  Thanks



elizabeth pratt
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IM 61 YEARS OLD AND LIVE IN UPSTATE NEW YORK NEAR LAKE GEORGE WHICH IS ABOUT 60 NORTH OF ALBANY N.Y. GRANDPARENTS WERE JOHN AND MARY MCLAUGHLIN WHO LIVES ON LEAVERETT ST. THEIR SON JOHN MCLAUGHLIN WHO WAS KNOWN AS REDCHECK WAS MY FATHER. MY PARENTS WERE MARRIED AT ST.JOSEPHS IN WEST END. WE ALSO LIVED ON ALLEN ST PHILLIPS ST AND OTHERS.SUNDAYS WE WENT TO HYMIES FOR OUR BREAKFAST,WE WERE ONLY VERY SMALL. I HAVE 5 SISTERS. 4 LIVE OUT IN MASS AND ONE IN FLORIDA. I USE TO GO TO LANKIE ON SUN AFTER MY GRANDMOTHER WOULD SNEAK ME MONEY. JOE AND NEMO WAS A PLACE ALSO MY FATHER TOOK US TOO. WOULD LOVE TO SHARE MEMORIES WITH YOU.



Peter DiGiovanni
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77 years old

Jeff Greenberg
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75 years old
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I have been married for forty one years and have two children and one grandchild.

I have owned an operated MVP Sales & Leasing for over 43 years.(Auto Sales & Leasing) I started a non profit Freinds of Lincoln Kids four years ago and help raise money for childrens programs in our city. ( friendsoflincolnkids.com).

 

Growing up in the West End was a part of my life that I will never forget. It brings back such happy memories.

 

 


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