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Here are a few Scarolas I've met or known over the years:


First_Name: Alberto
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
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Address_Country: Argentina
Message: Hola: Soy argentino, me llamo Alberto Sebastian Scarola, tengo 52 años, quisiera saber si tengo parientes en algun lugar del mundo que no sea Argentina. Gracias y espero respuesta
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 1/1/2001 1:00:00 AM

First_Name: Amber
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Gender: Female
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Address_State: CA
Address_Country: USA
Message: I am a 15 yer old girl looking for family in italy I live in America in California there last names are Como but when my great grandpa came to america he changd it to comi his first name is stephano and my name is amber if you can send me a letter back saying I have family in italy I would Apreciate It it would mean alot to me thanks.
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Friend
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Timestamp: 7/21/2001 11:25:00 PM

First_Name: Amy
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: New York City
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: United States
Message: Hi Scarolas, I am the daughter of Charles and Josephine, granddaughter of Guiseppe and Emilia. How exciting to see a living family tree and to be able to connect with cousins I have never met before. I sm still in touch with Faye Augurio's daughters in Ca. Anna lives upstate NY and is in her nineties, she still speaks to my mother. I'm a grade school teacher and artist. Hey Nicci, it was great to read your entry. Best wishes to all of you guys
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 6/8/2003 12:02:00 AM

First_Name: Annette
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate: 05/15/1936
Address_City: Brooklyn
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: My husband Peter Scarola passed away on 02/15/06, he was 75 years old. Having a new computer I lost alot of my websites, I was happy to find Scarola's. Peter was the brother of Angelo Scarola.Two more brothers and sister have passed away since my original entry. Vito, the oldest passed away and Michael the youngest. A sister known as Naddie recently passed away.
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 12/13/2006 4:17:49 AM

First_Name: Annette
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: Brooklyn
Address_State: New York
Address_Country: United States
Message: The original Scarola's Restaurant was closed during the year 2000, it was owned by brother's Angelo and Peter. Angelo lost his wife Claire about 2 years ago and I lost my bloved Peter one year ago. This store was in business about 65 years.
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 2/19/2007 4:00:13 AM

First_Name: Anthony
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Wickford
Address_State: Essex SS12 9AW UK
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Message: My name is Anthony Scarola and I have a brother Giampiero.My father was Demetrio and came from Calabria and was in the UK during the war and would be interested to hear from anyone who may be relatives.
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 1/20/2007 8:20:08 AM

First_Name: Anthony
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Wickford
Address_State: Essex SS12 9AW UK
Address_Country:
Message: My name is Anthony Scarola and I have a brother Giampiero.My father was Demetrio and came from Calabria and was in the UK during the war and would be interested to hear from anyone who may be relatives.
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 1/20/2007 8:18:57 AM

First_Name: Anthony (Tony)
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate: 12/26/1971
Address_City: Virginia Beach
Address_State: VA
Address_Country: United States
Message: My Father, Anthony Scarola's parents Joseph Scarola and Josephine Silletti, were both born in Bari, Italy. Joseph was born in 1895, and Josephine in 1898. They married in New York City in 1919. They lived in downtown NYC and moved to the Bronx in the early 1920's. Joseph had an interior design and upholstery business called Veterans Upholstery in Manhattan, and later, when the moved to Jersey City, N.J., in 1943, he had opened his store there also. When my father Anthony came home from World War II, he worked with his father and learned the trade. Joseph and Josephine had a total of nine children. They were and are: John, who was run over by a truck when he was about seven years old. Anna, born in 1921 and passed away in January 2001. Anthony (my father), born in 1922 and passed away in March 1994. Antoinette (Dolly), born in 1924 and passed away in October 1993. John, passed away in October 1972. Luke who lives in Santa Clara, California. Rose, born in 1932, lives in Clifton, N.J. Angelo, passed away in June 1972. Margaret, born in 1938 and lives in Hawthorne, N.J.

Joseph passed away in the early 1960's, and Josephine followed a few years later.

My father Anthony and his first wife had a son, Mark. Mark has a son named Michael. Mark lives in New York with his wife Lisa. They are both actors and work in theater. My father and his second wife had four children; my sisters Jean, Jacqie and Toni and me. I was married to Veronica Mahar in 1994 and divorced from Veronica in 2009. I have two beautiful children; Nicholas Matteo (born in July 2003) and Giuliana Marie (born December 2004). I am currently engaged to Miss Jennifer Stanis and plan to be married in May 2011.

There is a couple by the name of Len and Anna Scarola in Delaware who, according to my mom, has a lot of info on Scarola ancestry. They had a Scarola family reunion a few years back up north, but unfortunately I was unable to go. Maybe, together we can plan another.


Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola, Relative
If_Relative_How_Related: I am a Scarola and I have many Scarola relatives. :)
Timestamp: 7/20/2002 3:18:00 AM

First_Name: barbara
Last_Name: scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate: 04/13/1975
Address_City: selden
Address_State: ny
Address_Country: usa
Message: help me find relatives!!!
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
If_Relative_How_Related: i would like to find members of my family...my father..william scarola..left when i was one years old and i dont know any of my family..i was born in queens new york.
Timestamp: 6/11/2007 8:55:05 PM

First_Name: Barbara
Last_Name: Argento
Gender: Female
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Message: My Father's Family is from Bari. The Argento's. My Grandparents came here in the twenties to Bronx New York. They had 2 children. My Father Vincent F. Argento and my Aunt Antoinette Argento. My Father died when I was 6 years old. We were living in California. My grandparents Frank and Rosa Argento, never left the bronx. They have both passed on now. I am trying to find family in Bari. My only aunt couldn't have childern so my 2 sisters and I are the last of the Argento Family here in the US that I know of. Do you have any suggestions on where I could start to find my family in Bari? Thank you, Barbara Argento
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Relative
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Timestamp: 8/18/2001 6:26:00 PM

First_Name: Bill
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Howell
Address_State: NJ
Address_Country: USA
Message: Hello Cousins, my family history is a little shaky, but My grandparents, Margret(Vitulli),& Angelo Scarola were from Bari. My Father Pasquale (Pat) passed away in '87 His family lived in Elizabeth, Roselle Park, & Rahway for the most part. Grandpop had an Ice and coal business, that later turned to oil sales. Aka Servedio Oil (rahway), Panzarino (Roselle Park) Oil, which still exists. Steve Scarola is my younger cousin as his Dad, Tony, were brothers. NOTE TO STEVE: UNCLE CHUBBY'S REAL NAME IS WILLIAM, AKA.. UNCLE BILL. There was a Scarola family reunion 10 yrs ago or so that met at a park in Rahway, Several family members came from Brooklyn, whose names I don't recall. We had tee-shirts made up saying "scarola, servedio, panzarino family reunion. I have a sister, Patricia and MY mother is Bertha. I have lived in Howell, NJ for the last 28yrs. I grew up in Iselin, NJ. There must be some relationship, since I notice many messages about Bari. It would be great to find more family members. GOD BLESS, BILL
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 8/31/2002 5:11:00 AM

First_Name: c.
Last_Name: scarola
Gender: Male
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Message: hey everybody, Well i just saw this and i think it is pretty cool. I am 14 son of Peter Scarola and grandson of Angelo Scarola(the owner of Scarola's Restaurant in Brooklyn).If anyone wants to kno anything my email address is newyork4eva2@aim.com
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 11/17/2005 8:05:24 PM

First_Name: C.
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
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Message: Hey everyone, Well..I think this is very cool. I am a Scarola. I am 14. Son of Peter Scarola and Grandson of Angelo Scarola(Owner of the Scarola's Restaurant in Brooklyn).
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 11/17/2005 8:08:46 PM

First_Name: Camille
Last_Name: Doherty-Sardoni-Scarola
Gender: Female
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Message: my mom and dad were both scarolas they were first cousins cotmaleen and giovonne were sister and bothers by grandpa giovonne (john) was an ice man in new york then went to astoria his wife was rose john and 4 sisters one of them was my dads momcotmaleen (millie) we come from goumoppole outside of bari our cousins have a resturant in ny 10 ave. mike scarola but his sonruns it now does this sound like anyof your familymy name is camille please email me and we will talk ok
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Relative
If_Relative_How_Related: Mother and Father both Scarolas
Timestamp: 6/21/2001 6:27:00 PM

First_Name: Christine
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
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Message: Hi Tony,

My name is Christine Scarola and I was wondering if you would be able to help me find someone. My father died when I was 2 and I think that I have a brother out there somewhere in the Scarola Family, but I am not sure of his name or anything. Here is my Fathers name Angelo Scarola and his mothers name is Josephine. If you know anyone who knows anything please let me know.

Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 10/28/2003 3:25:00 PM

First_Name: Cookie
Last_Name: Cupparo Kutz
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: lyndhurst
Address_State: NJ
Address_Country: United States
Message: HELLO ALL I AM NOT A SCAROLA BUT A COUSIN OF THEM.JACKIE, TONI, JEAN, AND ANOTHONY ARE MY FIRST COUSINS. MY MOM MARY KUZT AND THERE MOM JEAN ARE SISTERS. GROWING UP WITH THEM WAS THE BEST PART OF MY CHILD HOOD. I HAVE SO MANY MEMORIES THAT I WILL HOLD IN MY HEART FOR EVER. LAST NITE APRIL 19, 2003 I WENT TO MEET MY TWO COUSINS TONI, AND ANTHONY BOY WAS THAT A GREAT FEELING TO KNOW AFTER ALL THE YEARS THAT PASS BY WE STILL HAVE A SPECIAL BOND. TAKE CARE
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Relative
If_Relative_How_Related: Cousin
Timestamp: 4/20/2003 3:27:00 PM

First_Name: Dan
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Cliffside Park
Address_State: NJ
Address_Country: USA
Message: Would love to see if we are related in some way.
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 7/17/2003 9:31:00 PM

First_Name: Dannielle
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate: 08/23/89
Address_City: Vero Beach
Address_State: Florida
Address_Country: u.s.
Message: Hi, my name is Dannielle Jeannette Scarola. I found this site thru google which i have always been curious about my geneolagy...there are a lot of ppl named joe which is getting confusing but i will try to piece it together as much as possible. Here's my family that i know of... I am Dannielle Jeannette Scarola and i have a half brother named Christopher john or joseph Scarola. Our father is joseph John Scarola III, his father is Joseph john Scarola II, he is married to ethel which her maiden name was bluebeer, or brubreer or something like that im not exactly sure about that one. My father is there only child they have together. My granfather has a child from a previous marriage whom sadly is mentally handicapped and i don't know her name becuz its a touchy subject with my grandpa. Onward, his father,(my great-great grandpa) is i believe John joseph Scarola whom was married to rose i believe... i dont have all the details and hopefully some of the other scarolas here can help me out... i think we came from sicily but im not exactly sure...i was also told that our last name use to be SCALORA but misiterpretation changed that. my grandpa lived in connecticut,for some time but im not sure about the dates and times so hopefully maybe this info helps out other scarolas seeking there geneolagy,i'll try to post more as i find out more!
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 8/8/2006 6:37:06 AM

First_Name: Dino
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City:
Address_State: Toronto
Address_Country: Canada
Message: This comes straight from my Grandmother who is 90 years old her name is Lina Scarola (Maiden name"Campanelli")around 1850 2 chidren were born one Joe Scarola the other Leonardo(Leonard)Scarola it was unclear what happen to Leonard but Joe had 3 kids Massimo and Vito and a daughter Sabina. Massimo had one daughter and never came to America and Vito had 7. 4 Boys and 3 girls. The boys names are Loreto,Massimo,Joe and Vito the girls names she forgot. Out of all those kids my Grandfather and Grandmother were the first and only to leave Italy In the early sixties with 3 Boys Joe, Vito and Guy.I am the son of Joe.All the uncles and my father had plenty of kids and now just for birthdays we have to rent a small hall. Basic info is this the dominent name in my Family is Joe the most dominent name in most your Families is Leonard which means I am the Great Great Grandson of Joe Scarola and most of you are the Great and Great Great grandchildren of Leonard. So What most of us have in common is we all share the same Great Great Great Grandparents.

P.S My Grandmother said when she was small she remembers my Grandfathers mother speaking of Scarolas in New York working in the ice bussiness.

Merry Christmas and Happy New years to all the Scarolas.

Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 12/11/2002 6:43:00 PM

First_Name: Dorothy
Last_Name: Kerod Silletti
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: Helmetta
Address_State: NJ
Address_Country: USA
Message: Hi Tony, I am a silletti. My father and your grandmother were brother and sister. I am a first cousin to your father. My family consisted of eleven children. I grew up with your mother and Aunt Mary. Aunt Mary and I are still best friends. I will be very interested to hear from you.
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Relative
If_Relative_How_Related: First cousin to my father.
Timestamp: 3/3/2003 10:14:00 AM

First_Name: Doug
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Winter Park
Address_State: FL
Address_Country: USA
Message: Tony,
I found your site by pure accident and my father will be so excited. I will send him the link. I may not be a direct part of your family, but for Scarola's, we are all family! (John) Doug Scarola
Winter Park, FL

Added 6/15/03: Tony,
You had asked about my Great Grandfathers name… it was Vito and he was married to Rose. My Great Grandmother was sent back to Italy as she had diabetes. Can you imagine that we sent people away for that? She went back with his sister Mary, as she was just a baby. Eventually, Mary came back to the US and married a Centoducatti, where she had a LARGE family. My grandfather also had 3 other sisters, Clara, Angela and Katie. Katie also ended up here in the US.
From my fathers recollection, my great grandfather, Vito, had some money and set the boys up in the ice & coal business. He would also set other new immigrants up in business, giving them a horse and wagon with the stipulation that they buy all the coal and ice from him. Needless to say, he made a lot of money with it. He went back to Italy when my grandfather was 8 years old, leaving him with $1, which he spent at the Polo Grounds on a ball game. When Vito returned to Italy, he bought the olive orchard which my father said was so large that it would take you a whole day to travel its perimeter by horse. He also owned a lot of real estate as well. Mussolini took it all and imprisoned the family as he kept sending olive oil to the family here in the US. At the wars end, it was all returned and Vito passed on. Rose died in prison. When the brothers went to settle the estate, my grandfather wanted none of the proceeds, so he sent his whole share of the estate to the church. He was still angry that he left him with only $1 and no education at all, as he had to work to take care of himself.
He got started in the fruit business in the bronx when he met my grandmother, Anna di Martini, as it was her parents who were in the produce business.
There is a lot more to the story and maybe if you put this family reunion together, we can share more. I have a feeling your side of the family is from one of Vito's brothers. My part of the family is from Bari, from Venetta.
Hope to hear from you soon.
Best regards,
Doug

Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 6/8/2003 7:48:00 PM

First_Name: Elizabeth
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: Tampa
Address_State: FL
Address_Country: USA
Message: n/a
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 7/17/2003 3:44:00 PM

First_Name: Frank
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Boca Raton
Address_State: FL
Address_Country: United States
Message: Greetings Scarola's of the World. We apparently are a large group. It would also appear that most of us originated in Bari Italy. We may be separated by several generations but logic would indicate that somehow we are all related. I am Frank Scarola, Son of Giuseppi Scarola and Rosa D'armiento of Grumo, Appula, Bari. My parents immigrated here in 1955, My father had 5 brothers and three sisters, Giuseppi, Saverio, Stefano, Franco, Michale, Antoinette, Maria and Graciella. All of them came to America and lived around the NYC area. Unfortunately they are all now deceased. My Fathers parents were VitoAntonio Scarola and Nunzia Marziliano. From reading the other postings here it appears that most of the Scarola's are related to the ones that came here in the 1920's and earlier. These were contemporary of my Grandparents. To confirm our exact relationships We would have to go back to the late 1800's early 1900's and put together a record of the Scarola's in Grumo, Bari, Italy to figure out who was who. Lot's of luck to all of you
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 4/22/2003 10:37:00 PM

First_Name: Helena
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate: 1964
Address_City:
Address_State: NY
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Message: Hi Scarolas -- its great to see there are so many of you. My branch too is from Bari, Italy. I've been through the entire site and know that Marianne Scarola-Okeefe (Vito's Daughter) is my first cousin -- that is, of course, not to say that some of you other Scarolas may not be related. I am the daughter of Michael Scarola and Helen Pendergast. We still live in New York and would like very much to get in contact with you. Please respond with an e-mail address. My Mom is very sick and it would be a wonderful gift to bring my father and his brother back together.
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 11/17/2005 6:04:07 PM

First_Name: Jay
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City:
Address_State: MD
Address_Country: USA
Message: Added 07/17/2001: Somewhere, somehow we are probably related. My dad was born in Italy, Bari. His name Leonard Scarola, his father Giovinni Scarola. I am originally from NY but now live in the state of Maryland. On my dad's side there were 11 brothers and sisters. They were in the Ice business in NY before refrigeration.

Added 06/26/2002: FATHER: LEONARDO SCAROLA. MOTHER: GLORIA SCAROLA. GRANDFATHER: GOVINNI SCAROLA. GRANDMOTHER: DOMINICA. BOTH GRAND PARENTS AND MY DAD BORN IN ITALY (BARI). GRANDFATHER IN ICE BUSINESS IN NYC. DAD DIED IN 1995. RELATIVES HAD A RESTURANT IN BROOKLYN CALLED SCAROLA'S. STILL OPEN AND RUN BY THE SONS. WE ARE PROBABLY RELATED SOME HOW… REGARDS JAY.

Added 07/22/2002: I also had a uncle by the name of Joseph Scarola who lived in N. J , I think it was in Hillside. He is still alive now living in Florida and is about 92, my aunt name is Rose and is about 89 I know some how we are related . I also have a cousin named Len living in Delaware and a wife named ANNA. Small world…………..Regards Jay S …Maryland

Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 7/17/2001 3:23:00 PM

First_Name: Jean
Last_Name: Scarola Cavaliere
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: St. Petersburg
Address_State: FL
Address_Country: USA
Message: Hello,

I am the sister of the guy who designed this site. I am 39 years old, grew up in Rutherford N.J. on Santiago Ave. Lived there until I was 9 and then moved to Pt. Pleasant N.J. until I was 14. At that time I moved to Florida where I lived with my father Anthony (who passed away in March of '94). My father is from the Bronx, N.Y. His family came here from Bari, Italy.

Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 7/27/2002 2:02:00 PM

First_Name: Jeannette
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City:
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: Hi, Im a Scarola from NY. My Immediate family is very large with some relatives in virginia. I was wondering if there is any relation. My Grandfathers name was Leonard Scarola and he had 14 brothers and sisters, all but 2 or 3 are deceased.
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 10/7/2003 10:51:00 AM

First_Name: Jenn
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City:
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: Tony,

I didn't think there were many other Scarolas besides my relatives. My father came from Bari when he was a boy, about 14. I would say sometime in the 50's. My grandmother still lives in Italy along with an Aunt, Uncle and cousin. My father has 5 siblings; Mary, Rosa, Nina, Dominic and Angelina. Along with that I have a plethora of cousins. I am quite sure I have other relatives who are much older, who's names I have heard thrown around in a dozen stories but, I couldn't give you much information. I would be very interested in seeing what you are doing as well as possibly contributing as much information as I can with the cooperation of my family.

Just so you get a better idea of who I am. I am a 24 year old Graphic Designer. I work in an ad agency in New York and currently study Art History part time at night. ( So I have a natural interest in history of all sorts) Also if time allows, I offer my design experience to you as I have designed websites in the recent past.

Thanks Jenn Scarola

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Timestamp: 8/30/2000 1:17:00 PM

First_Name: Jessica
Last_Name: Short
Gender: Female
Birthdate: 12/26
Address_City: Clearwater
Address_State: FL
Address_Country: USA
Message: ANTHONY SCAROLA AND VERONICA ARE MY AUNT AND UNCLE.

HI ALL

Scarola_Relative_Friend: Relative
If_Relative_How_Related: Niece
Timestamp: 6/21/2002 7:56:00 PM

First_Name: joanne
Last_Name: scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: brooklyn
Address_State: n.y.
Address_Country: United States
Message: born in brooklyn ny. my grandparents were born in bari, italy -pasquale and anna, had 9 children and started a restaurant business in 1936 on church ave in bklyn.
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 2/6/2007 9:40:34 AM

First_Name: john
Last_Name: scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate: 10/10/62
Address_City: babylon
Address_State: ny
Address_Country:
Message: hi
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
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Timestamp: 11/28/2005 12:26:17 AM

First_Name: John
Last_Name: Fitzgerald
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Centereach
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: MY MOM'S FATHER WAS DONATO SCAROLA AND HE IMMIGRATED FROM BARI IN 1913 AT THE AGE OF 31 WITH MY GRANDMOTHER WHO WAS 22 AT THE TIME ( ACCORDING TO THE SHIPS MANIFEST) HER MAIDEN NAME WAS FELICE MARGESE. ACCORDING TO THE SHIPS MANIFEST MY GRANDFATHER HAD A BROTHER IN BROOKLN NAME GUISEPPE. ARE WE RELATED OR DO YOU KNOW OF MY GRANDPARENTS FAMILY?...JOHN
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Relative
If_Relative_How_Related: His Mom's father was Donato Scarola
Timestamp: 6/3/2002 1:39:00 AM

First_Name: John
Last_Name: Mulvey
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City:
Address_State:
Address_Country: USA
Message: Tony,

I am trying to find an Angelo A. Scarola who attended a United State Air Force intensive Russion Language Class at Indiana University in 1961-62. The reason I am looking for him is that we are planning a reunion for next year and would like to have everyone who was in the class in attendance. Our Tony was from Metuchen, New Jersey, but we have been unable to find him there.

If you are not the person I am seeking, I apologize for taking your time, but if you could give me a little assistance in locating Tony, it would be appreciated

If I've found the right guy, please contact me, or John Sheehan at groznyj@aol.com or Gene Phelan at ggphelan@yahoo.com.

So far we can account for all but fourteen of the fifty two who started the class with us.

We have been looking for about a month now, primarily just two of us. If you would like to see what our Angelo looked like in 1962, one of the guys has a web site and there's a class picture at; russian.two.home.comcast.net. Angelo is in the third row back, the last person on the right. In a couple of days this will be updated with everyones name displayed.

Thanks for your time and assistance.

John Mulvey

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Timestamp: 9/7/2005 7:27:00 PM

First_Name: John
Last_Name: Avitabile
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Delmar
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: Hi,

Just happened to see your site. My grandfather was named Donato Scarola. He was born in 1898 in Bari, Grumo Appula. He served in the Italian Army during World War I. In the war, he delivered material to the front line with a mule. He then immigrated to the Bronx where his father already was (sorry, don't know his name).

Interestingly enough, his father had told him to get off the boat at the first stop. For some reason, the boat unexpectedly stopped at Boston, and my gradfather insisted on leaving the boat there! My great grandfather had to go to Boston to get him. My grand grandfather didn't like America and moved back to Italy, but my grandfather remained. My grandfather was the eldest of I believe 6 children. The next four were girls and the youngest was a boy.

In the US, he delivered ice in the Bronx. He married by grandmother, and had two daughters Virginia (1928)and Marie (1930). Marie was my mother.

My grandfather lived with us when I was a boy. After my mother died at a young age in 1971, he briefly moved back to Italy to live with his brother (don't know his name, but my father would). Things didn't work out there, and he moved back to the US a year later. He died in 1975, unfortunately suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

I was curious about any history concerning cancer among women. Both my mother and her sister died at young ages.

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Timestamp: 5/8/2003 2:10:00 PM

First_Name: Joseph
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City:
Address_State:
Address_Country: Australia
Message: i'm a scarola from Australia
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Timestamp: 7/28/2003 10:09:00 PM

First_Name: Joseph
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate: 07/13/1953
Address_City: Long Beach
Address_State: New York
Address_Country: usa
Message: My grand daughters doing a family tree and would love to know if any reletives could contact her
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Timestamp: 8/30/2007 2:51:46 PM

First_Name: joseph
Last_Name: scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: bethpage
Address_State: ny
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Message: Pretty sure i am from a different line of scarolas, my grandfather is joseph alioucous scarola my grandmother s maiden name is lucy catinzano
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Timestamp: 12/27/2005 6:29:12 PM

First_Name: Joseph
Last_Name: Panzarino
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Brooklyn
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: Tony & Varonica:

I must take some time from my day to congratulate the both of you for your great GLOBAL SCAROLA site.

We Italians (&especially Italian-Americans) love to discover our roots & our relationship to other familoies whose roots originate in the same home towns. Its great!

I'm a PANZARINO of the Brooklyn moving company Panzarino family. Way back (when I was a young boy), my grandfather Guiseppe told me that there was a relationship between the Scarola's & Panzarino's. Of course, I never thought anything of this until I grew up. Somehow, when your grandparents are gone, you begin to search for roots.

As a teenager, I had many meals in Scarola's restaurant on Church Avenue.

Anyway, while perusing your web-site, I did find the name PANZARINO! It's like unlocking secrets of the past.

We too have a site. Panzarino.com. Take a look at it.

Once again, congratulations and best of luck to all.

Joseph F. Panzarino (JoeP450@Yahoo.com)

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Timestamp: 9/3/2004 3:48:00 PM

First_Name: Kenneth
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Long Beach
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: I think this page is great !!! I started doing some family research on family so this could be a great way to share and receive information. My grandfathers name is Michael Scarola and he had 3 brothers and 5 sisters. The order from oldest to youngest is Fay, Margie (Margeret), Anna, Sally, Michael, Philip, John, Charles, and Lee. Their parents were Guiseppe Scarola and Emelia, her maiden name was Castora. I've been able to get the social security applications of Sally, Michael, Philip and Charles but not the rest. I know Guiseppe had siblings but I don't know who they are yet. If any of this information sounds somewhat familiar to anyone let me know.

Added 12/13/2002: I wanted to tell you a success story. After my grandfather died my family lost touch with my grandfathers oldest sibling Fay and her family about 20 years ago. Then about 3 weeks ago I got an e-mail from Fay's great grandson who saw my web posting of my family [on Scarolas.com]!!!! She's still alive and turning 95 this month !!!! I was able to talk to my dads cousin for the first time and it was an incredible experience and now we talk on a somewhat regular basis. This would have never happened without your efforts and I plan to go out to California next year and meet my grandfathers sister for the first time. I've attached and updated version of my family members. In fact I just sent an e-mail to 2 people tonight that I think I can prove that were related !!! Talk to you soon and merry Christmas.

Ken Scarola

Added: 09/06/2002: Hello everyone, I've been doing some more research and this is what I have come up with.

Parents: Guiseppi (1883-1954) & Emilia Castora (1888-1960)

Brothers & sisters: Fay (oldest), Margaret, Anna, Sally, Michael, Philip, John, Charles, Leigh

Fay & James Augurio (Husband) Married and moved to Long Beach, California

Margaret & Daniel Fausto,Lived in Brooklyn children: Rosie

Anna & (Rocco Florio 1st husband) & (Charles Monaco 2nd husband) children: Joeseph Florio Vito Florio

Sally (born 1912 died 1994) & John Regina 44th Street NYC After husband died moved to Texas to live with daughter and died in Houston, both children in Texas Tony Connie

Michael (born 1915 died 1989) & Rose Proscia children: Joseph & Regina Browne Barbara & Nichalos Androu Raymond

Philip (born 1917 died 1990) & Regina Lived in Saddle Brook New Jersey children: Linda Debbie

John & Dorothy (Dotty)

Charles (born 1924 died 2000) & Josephine

Leigh & Alvin Yadowski,Lived in Brooklyn children: Alvin

Guiseppi had a brother named Guido, had two children that I know of Michael and Francis. Michael married a woman named Susan and Francis married and had a girl but I don't know the name. It seems this part of the family ran a restaurant named Supreme Macaroni in Manhatten. I'm not sure if it's still run by the children.

If any of this sounds familiar in any way please send me an e-mail. One off the messages mentioned a restaurant in NYC but she didn't leave an e-mail address. This sounds very similar to what I have … could camille doherty-sardoni-scarola please contact me ?

I think it would be nice if we could all exchange information

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Timestamp: 8/31/2001 10:57:00 PM

First_Name: Kim
Last_Name: Racanati
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
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Message: Hi fellow Scarola,

I am also a scarola family member. My grandfather (maternal) was Leonardo Scarola from Palo de Colle in Bari. I am on of 21 grandchildren and there are 38 great grands! I was very excited to find a whole Scarola web site! Was just wondering of we were related? Where in Bari does your family come from? Let me know if you have any information. We are also a very close family having family reuinions yearly and also doing a "cousins Weekend" yearly. Gladd to see other Scarola's out there.

Thanks,
Kim Racanati

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Timestamp: 8/7/2003 2:46:00 PM

First_Name: Kim
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
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Message: I married into a branch that originated in Bari and descended from Vito Scarola (who changed his name to William Scarola when he arrived in NY). I am married to William Scarola the third. Bill's aunt has written a family history that goes back as far as Vito's parents in Italy. God Bless!!
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Timestamp: 4/13/2002 9:09:00 PM

First_Name: Leonard
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Basking Ridge
Address_State: NJ
Address_Country: USA
Message: How do I join the club??
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Timestamp: 8/15/2003 9:23:00 PM

First_Name: Luca and Frances
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate: 02/27/1929
Address_City: Santa Clara
Address_State: CA
Address_Country: USA
Message: My parents were Josephine and Jusepie (Joseph) Scarola I was born on Feb 27,1929. My siblings are (some have passed) Anthony Scarola, Anna Scarola Stempora, Antoinette (dolly) Scarola Levine, John Scarola, Angelo Scarola, Rose Scarola Morrison, Margaret (Margie) Scarola Desando. My name is luca I am usually called Luke. My parents both met in NYC and married. My mothers parents the sellitti's went back to Bari after all there children were settled here and were never seen again. My Dad had a brother Michael Scarol who married Maria lucia and had many children. They both worked in the ice business until my dad opened a shop downtown ny. Michael went into civil service doing garbage pickup. My dad comes from gruma appolo Italy. My mom comes from Bari, Italy. I have a cousin John Scarola who lives not to far from my home. He had 5 children, Michael,John ,William Daniel, and Maria Lucia. I have 5 children whom are Leonard Scarolas, Christopher Scarola, Daniel Scarola. Jeanette Scarola Alexander, and Paula Scarola Guthrie who lives in Australia. I lived with my family in New Jersey for about 6 years before we decided to go to California My wife Frances is from San Francisco and I met her while I was in the Navy and stationed at Hunters point in San Francisco. We married in August 2, 1950 and went back east. We are so happy to have come back out here. I had a wonderful job with Lockheed Missels and Space program. Then I went to work with the Government and Naval Air Station Moffett Field. My wife also worked at Moffett worked at the Admiral command. I am now retired and enjoying it. Please let maria Lucia that her grandfathers name on her dads side is Michael Scarola not Peter.
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Timestamp: 1/18/2003 3:32:00 AM

First_Name: Margaret
Last_Name: Silletti Maita
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: Bayonne
Address_State: NJ
Address_Country: USA
Message: My father and Tony Scarolas mother were brother and sister. We were 11 Sillettis. When we were children we lived around the corner from one another. I remember Tony very well and his brother John and Luke and Angelo.I also remember Dolly and Anna and Rose and Margie. We have been in touch with Rose and Margie at family picnics which we have every year. If you are interested, we will send you info on the picnic which is every Sept. the Saturday after labor day.My father also had 2 sisters in N.Y. Rose and Margaret.

Added 3/3/03, 2:13 AM: Hello all you Scarolas, My father was Frank who was the brother of Josephine Scarola. We lived in Jersey City where your grandfather had an upholstery business. I am one of 11 children. We are in touch with Rose and Margie Scarola. I remember Tony, John, Dolly, Anna, Luke and wasn't there an Angelo. Tony and Luke are our first cousins and their children our second cousins.

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If_Relative_How_Related: First cousins to my father.
Timestamp: 3/2/2003 10:34:00 PM

First_Name: Maria
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City:
Address_State: Toronto
Address_Country: Canada
Message: Hello. I was searching on Goggle and decided to search my last name and here I am. This is such an interesting site. I've really enjoyed it. I'm from Toronto, Canada. I am also from bari. Grumo actually. Well, just wanted to say hello. You can contact me through my email if you like. Thank you for letting me enjoy pics and memmories.
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Timestamp: 1/22/2004 10:01:00 PM

First_Name: Maria
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: Paso Robles
Address_State: CA
Address_Country: USA
Message: I am trying to find my family history. I know that my father's name is john Scarola. His father's name was Peter and his mother's name was Maria Lucia. My father, John Scarola and Lee (Doody) lived in the Bronx, NY and then moved to California. Their parents came to NY from Bari, Italy. Does this sound familiar to anyone???
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Timestamp: 8/16/2002 4:09:00 PM

First_Name: Maria
Last_Name: Parfinik
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
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Message: Did you have any relatives in Newark,N.J. I know a Nicholas W.Scarola that lives in Florida his father was Michael and mother was Stella from the Bronx,N.Y. his grandfather was Nicholas Scarola.
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Timestamp: 5/15/2004 10:26:00 PM

First_Name: Marianne
Last_Name: Scarola-O'Keefe
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City:
Address_State: New Jersey
Address_Country:
Message: I am looking for my half brother. His name is William Scarola. He is probably in his 50s and is a firefighter in NY. I recently found out about him and would love to meet him. If anyone has any info, please email me. Thanks.
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Timestamp: 5/11/2006 6:01:32 PM

First_Name: Marianne
Last_Name: Scarola-O'Keefe
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City:
Address_State:
Address_Country: USA
Message: I, TOO AM A SCAROLA. I DON'T KNOW TOO MUCH ABOUT MY FAMILY, MY PARENTS WERE BORN IN THE USA. MY DAD, VITO SCAROLA IN 1936 AND MY MOM, MARGARET RAIMONDI IN 1944. MY FATHER'S FAMILY IS FROM BARI, ITALY. HIS PARENTS NAMES WERE ANTHONY AND JOSEPHINE. I DON'T KNOW MY FRATERNAL GRANDMOTHER'S MAIDEN NAME. MY DAD'S BROTHERS NAMES ARE, JOSEPH (DECEASED), MICHAEL, TONY AND A SISTER ROSE.
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Timestamp: 10/8/2002 7:52:00 PM

First_Name: Marianne
Last_Name: Scarola-O'Keefe
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City:
Address_State: New Jersey
Address_Country:
Message: I am looking for my half brother. His name is William Scarola. He is probably in his 50s and is a firefighter in NY. I recently found out about him and would love to meet him. If anyone has any info, please email me at okeefe98@optonline.net. Thanks.
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Timestamp: 5/11/2006 6:00:59 PM

First_Name: Marianne
Last_Name: Scarola-O'Keefe
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City:
Address_State:
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Message: I am looking for my half brother. His name is William Scarola. He is probably in his 50s and is a firefighter in NY. I recently found out about him and would love to meet him. If anyone has any info, please email me at okeefe98@optonline.net. Thanks.
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Timestamp: 5/11/2006 6:00:24 PM

First_Name: Marianne
Last_Name: Scarola-O'Keefe
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
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Message: I am looking for my half brother. His name is William Scarola. He is probably in his 50s and is a firefighter in NY. I recently found out about him and would love to meet him. If anyone has any info, please email me at okeefe98@optonline.net. Thanks.
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Timestamp: 5/11/2006 5:59:56 PM

First_Name: Mark
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Brooklyn
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: It's interesting to see how we Scarolas once cornered the ice market in Brooklyn. Will try to get more info, but here's what I know. my Grandfather, Vito, was in the ice business in Brooklyn, where he lived with his wife Rose. He died in '73, and she in 74', I believe. He had two sons, Joseph and James. Joseph is my father and James (Uncle Jimmy) died around 1977. Keep posting! - I've been working on a family tree and am still missing major segments, especially once it reaches back to Grumo Appulo.
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Timestamp: 7/19/2002 3:53:00 AM

First_Name: Mary & Richy
Last_Name: Gunteski
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: Virginia Beach
Address_State: VA
Address_Country: USA
Message: CONGRATULATIONS! Our wish for your son is to be blessed with good health and happiness. May God watch over him always we pray.

"B" Schiltz just told me the news and we are very happy for both of you. Sincerely, Mary and Richy

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Timestamp: 8/23/2003 10:16:00 AM

First_Name: Michael
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Lodi
Address_State: NJ
Address_Country: U.S.
Message: My name is Michael W. Scarola. I was born to John Scarola, who was born to John, and Dorothy Scarola. My grandfather John has a sister named Anne Scarola from California.
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Timestamp: 2/4/2003 4:35:00 PM

First_Name: Michael
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate: 11/26/84
Address_City: Bergenfield
Address_State: NJ
Address_Country: US
Message: I am from the line of Scarolas from Bari,Italy as well. My father is John Joseph Scarola, and my grandfather is Giovani Joseph Scarola.Our cousin Mike Scarola is the one who owns the restaraunt in Brooklyn.
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Timestamp: 1/12/2006 7:14:40 AM

First_Name: Michael
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: New York
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: U.S.A.
Message: My daughter told me about this site so I had to see it for myself. It seems that we Scarola's had the monopoly on the ice business,my great-grandfather had the ice route in Jamaica Queens,his name was Donato my great grand mother was Felicia they to were from Bari,Italy.My father was Joseph my mother's name was Mary (maiden name LaMura),my father passed away in 1981 my mother the late 90's .My father had I believe 6 sisters and two brothers one named Rocco who passed away when my father was very young,his other brother is Al who lives in Babylon.I'll add alot more to this site as soon as I talk to my five older brothers and three younger sisters.Wait till I tell them about this, talk to everyone soon.
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Timestamp: 4/15/2003 12:25:00 AM

First_Name: Mike
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Canton
Address_State: MA
Address_Country: USA
Message: hey uncle tony, whats up, congradulations on your first child. Good to see your doing good. You have a good looking family. Havn't really heard much about you and the family so I thought I'de e-mail. Hope your doing well.

mike.

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Timestamp: 1/18/2004 10:28:00 PM

First_Name: NICCI
Last_Name: SCAROLA
Gender: Female
Birthdate: 03/29/1960
Address_City: KINGSTON
Address_State: NEW YORK
Address_Country: USA
Message: I WOULD JUST LIKE TO CONNECT WITH SOME MORE SCAROLA'S.
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
If_Relative_How_Related: MY FATHER WAS PHIL SCAROLA,HE DIED IN JUNE 1990.HE WAS RAISED IN NEW YORK CITY,HIS FAMILY WAS FROM BARI,ITALY
Timestamp: 5/10/2006 4:01:40 PM

First_Name: Nicci (Debbie)
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: Kingsto
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: HI KENNETH AND ALL, IT WAS NICE TO FIND THIS SITE. MY DAD WAS PHIL J. SCAROLA, SON OF GUISEPPE AND EMILIA . MY MOM IS REGINA AND SISTER LINDA. I CHANGED MY NAME IN 2000. I HATED DEBBIE. ANYWAY YES MY DAD DID PASS AWAY IN 1990 AND THAT WAS LAST TIME I SAW MY UNCLE JOHN OR UNCLE CHARLIE. ALTHOUGH WE KEPT IN TOUCH WITH UNCLE CHARLIE AND AUNT JOSEPHINE UNTIL UNCLE CHARLIE PASSED AWAY. I REMEMBER MY AUNT MARGIE AND AUNT SALLY FROM WHEN I WAS A KID AND THEY WERE SO CUTE AND FUN TO BE AROUND. AUNT MARGIE WAS WITH UNCLE DANNY IN I BELIEVE BROOKLYN BACK THEN. NOW I AM 43 SO THAT WAS ALONG TIME AGO, BUT I REMEMBER HIS HOME MADE WINE THAT WOULD KNOCK ME OUT AFTER 2 GLASSES LOL. I REMEMBER MORE BUT NOT ENOUGH ROOM LEFT HERE. LOL TAKE CARE. NICCI :)
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Timestamp: 4/9/2003 4:24:00 AM

First_Name: Nicholas
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
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Message: Dear sir; I caught your picture w/family on the net.Congratulations!c on the blessed event! I,too,am Nicholas W.Scarola.I never thought there would never be another,[except my two grandsons,named same].I filled in the forms necessary get in touch with you,as we must have something in common other than our names and heritage.I am awaiting your response,so we can talk.In the meantime,again,the best to you and the newborn.

Nicholas William Scarola

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Timestamp: 5/15/2004 2:23:00 PM

First_Name: Nicholas-Cosimo,
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate: 5/3/88
Address_City: Laguna Niguel
Address_State: Calif
Address_Country: USA
Message: My Dad is Vito-Leonardo Scarola. Born May 16th 1948. His father was Cosimo Scarola. And his wife is Giacoma Di Pinto. Both came from Sanicandro, Bari Italy. Cosimo was the youngest of I think 10 children. Cosimo's father was Vito-Leonardo Scarola. He owned a very large ranch. Cosimo moved to Canada then to Ny and worked in the oil and ice business with his family. Later, Cosimo and Giacoma moved to so. calif to be with 2 of their 3 sons. Giacoma still lives today in calif.
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Timestamp: 10/19/2005 4:34:29 AM

First_Name: Patricia
Last_Name: Duncan
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
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Message: My name is Patricia Mercadante Duncan. I am a professional singer and professor of music. My mother is Grace Scarola, now 82 years. She had as siblings: Martha, Mary, Carl and Vito. These are now deceased. My mother Grace's father was Frank Scarola, barber by trade. Previous to living in NY, my grandfather lived in Chicago. My grandfather, Frank Scarola was from Bari, Italy as was his wife Esther. Our family lived in Mt. Vernon, NY until I was 16. I now reside in Houston, TX. My mother Grace Scarola resides in Gainesville, Fla. I do not know anything about the Scarola family as grandpa Frank Scarola died before I was born and my mother never speaks of the Scarolas. I am very interested in finding out about my heritage on the Scarola side.
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Timestamp: 7/12/2007 7:01:32 AM

First_Name: Peter
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: West Islip
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: Hi, I'm from the restaurant Scarola's of Brooklyn. My Grandparents Pasquale and Anna founded the famous, (best food in Brooklyn) eatery over 60 years ago. 121 Church Avenue. Unfortunately my Dad (Angelo) retired and sold the business about 3-4 years ago. Grandparents both from Bari, and Grummo. My parents (Angelo and Claire) both born here, and now living in Staten Island NY. Other Scarola brothers of my dad, are Vito (living in Brooklyn), Peter (living in Brooklyn), Leonard (deceased), Michael (deceased). Michael and Lenny ran the other Scarola's restaurant on Kings Highway and E 19 street. This is a great site, and I will be sure to tell my family to visit and send along their information. Thanks.
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Timestamp: 10/19/2002 1:42:00 AM

First_Name: Peter & Annette
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Brooklyn
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: My husband Peter is the Uncle of Peter Scarola of West Islip, NY. Peter is the brother of Angelo Scarola,they were partners in the now sold (Scarola's Restaurant) which was sold about 2 years ago.

We are glad to see so many Scarola's spread across the United States and interesting to learn about so many family historys.

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Timestamp: 10/20/2002 11:45:00 AM

First_Name: Phyllis
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
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Message: Hi my husband is a Scarola. He is also named Tony, His Father was born in Bari, Italy, Frank Scarola, his parents were Vito and France Scarola who had 11 children. My name is Phyllis, we are married 39 Years and have two sons. I would like to know more about the family history. I would also like to know if we are family.
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Timestamp: 2/28/2002 2:08:00 PM

First_Name: Randy
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: El Paso
Address_State: TX
Address_Country: USA
Message: hi i live in texas and my fathers family originated from new york and here in texa we are the only Scarolas here would like to see if im part of a bigger family!!
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Timestamp: 1/7/2004 5:41:00 PM

First_Name: Riccardo
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate: 17081959
Address_City: Krugersdorp
Address_State: Gauteng
Address_Country: South Africa
Message: I live in SA. Was born to GianCarlo Scarola, who immigrated to SA almost 51 years ago. My mother is SA'n. I have 2 sisters Antoniette and Silvana. My aunt Silvana is 77 years old and still lives in Modena in Italy. I have a 24 and a 16 year old son...Gian Carlo and Marco Riccardo. I would love to find out if all the Scarola's are family. My Grand father was Renato....
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
If_Relative_How_Related: I live in SA. Was born to GianCarlo Scarola, who immigrated to SA almost 51 years ago. My mother is SA'n. I have 2 sisters Antoniette and Silvana. My aunt Silvana is 77 years old and still lives in Modena in Italy. I have a 24 and a 16 year old son...Gian Carlo and Marco Riccardo. I would love to find out if all the Scarola's are family. My Grand father was Renato....
Timestamp: 9/12/2006 5:52:45 AM

First_Name: Robert
Last_Name: Kutz Jr.
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Rutherford
Address_State: NJ
Address_Country: United States of America
Message: Hello Everyone. This is Robert Kutz Jr. (AKA) KOOS, First Cousin of Very Pretty Jackie, Sweet and I mean Sweet Toni-Ann, Beautiful Baby Jean, and Good Looking Little Anthony. Helloooooooooooooooo Scarola Family !! I just thought I'd say a few words to my four favorite cousins. so how is everyone ? I hope everyone is ok, with good Health and Happiness. Please don't get offended by the names I used, but thats the ones I remember from over 27 or so years ago. Personally I think there cute, don't you agree with me Baby Jean ? We haven't stayed in touch for many many years, but I always thought about all of you from time to time over the years. I am very sorry about your father. He was a good and loveable man. He also was a tough and very funny man. When we were kids, my brother Stu and I , idolized him. We wanted to be just like Uncle Tony. We would say Uncle Tony did this and Uncle Tony did that. We watched him make good things out of junk. Build things out of nothing, Fix anything that had to be fixed. He was a natural Jack of all Trades. I loved him cause he was always Laughing with us kids, joking around all the time with us, and he always made us laugh and happy. He was also a Strong dude and of course a Man's Man. God Bless Him. I couldn't come to his funeral, cause I cannot attend them any more. But your father's, my uncle's memory will be in my heart for as long as I live. Also dear Judy, I'm sorry you lost a good man and Husband Tony. I know you loved and cared for him very much. Anthony, Baby Jean, Toni-Ann, and Jackie, I have some funny stories about all of us when we were kids and you lived in Woodridge, New Jersey. Your father took us to the lakes and beaches and we had loads of fun. I'd love to talk to all of you sometimes, for you are my only First cousins, no others, very small Kutz Family, my father Bob Kutz was an only child. Anthony I like the Scarola Web site. You did a good job on it. Also when we talk, I have some small Antidotes and funny little stories about hanging out as a kid with your dad and my dad. You see my Mom wanted to get me out of her hair on Saturday's, so she told my dad where ever he was going with Uncle Tony, take me along. Some fun stories. Well, I think I will go for now. Its been nice to talk to all of my cousins again after all these years even if its only a letter. I wish you all the best of Health and Happiness. God Bless, Love your First Cousin on the smallest side of your family, Robert or Rob or Bob or Bobby or Robby or just (AKA) Koos......... PS , See Ya ..............
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Timestamp: 4/22/2003 10:50:00 PM

First_Name: Robert
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Colorado Springs
Address_State: CO
Address_Country: USA
Message: We have just purchased a computer and are just now finding out how much we can explore. We are also The Scarola Family we now reside in colorado springs but for most of our lives we lived in New York. My Grandfather al;so came from Bari, Italy. Unfortunitly he is now deceased. His name was Frank Scarola, he had ten brothers and sisters that were born in Bari. His parents names were Vito and Francis Scarola. My fathers name is anthony Scarola and my mother is Phyllis (through marriage) My brother is Frank, and I am Robert. We still have a lot of family that resides in New york, such as Vito Scarola(father), Vito jr.(son), David(son), and Rebecca(daughter). Then their is Patsy and Elane (through marriage) Scarola and their family Daniel and Frank. and their are many cousins but right now my mom said she cannot think of ALl their names. Well it has been great speaking with you and it would be greatly appreciated if you would get back with us and share some of the info! rmation that you have about the Scarola family. It is definitly a lot bigger then I originally thought. Thank you, The Scarola Family (Robert)
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Timestamp: 7/8/2001 2:30:00 AM

First_Name: Robert
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Cold Spring
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: United States
Message: MY SISTER SUE LEFT A NOTE ON THIS SITE A FEW WEEKS AGO [HI,SUZE!]I HAVE TWO OTHER SIBS/BETH AND BARB.I'M THEIR FAVORITE [ONLY]BROTHER.MY DAD IS SAL,HIS FATHER IS EMILIO PAOLO SCAROLA.HIS FATHER SAL[MY GREAT GRAND] CAME TO THE USA [BROOKLYN] FROM A VILLAGE NEAR CASERTA WHICH I UNDERSTAND IS NEAR THE HEEL OF THE BOOT.MY GRANDFATHER AND HIS FATHER WERE CARPENTERS.THEY MADE EXTRA $ MAKING WINE [GRANDPA SAID HE HATED IT-HE HAD TO HELP MAKE WINE WHILE HIS FRIENDS PLAYED STICKBALL]AS FAR AS I KNOW WE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH ICE.THE ONLY OTHER SCAROLAS I KNOW I'M DIRECTLY RELATED TO ARE MY DAD'S BROTHER'S KIDS.MY UNCLE JOE,AND COUSINS ROB,JOE,AND JENNIFER.I LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM ALL YOU STRANGE SCAROLAS![ARE YOU FREAKS,TOO?!!]
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Timestamp: 6/4/2003 8:02:00 AM

First_Name: Star
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: Jersey City
Address_State: NJ
Address_Country: USA
Message: Hi Tony,
I just came across your website and was amazed. We are related!! My grandfather is John Scarola, your father's brother. My grandmother is Elizabeth and they have four children, Anne, Barbara, Joseph and Lynn. My grandfather died in oct 72, shortly after my 1st birthday and from my understanding the family lost contact after that.
Hope to hear from you soon.

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Timestamp: 10/13/2003 11:25:00 AM

First_Name: Stephanie
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: Queens
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: Hello there! My family told me about your web forum. I am also a Scarola as you can see! My father Vito Scarola was born in Grumo Appula, just outside Bari and is one of 6 children - all still alive (Antoinette (Still in Italy), Nancy, Maria, Anna, Nicola, and Vito). His parent were Grace (I forgot her maiden name!) and Michael - both who have passed away. They came to this country on the Andrea Doria, 6 mos before it sank and settled in Brooklyn on Knickerbocker Ave. Since then the family has scattered. My Dad (Vito) & Mom (Jeannette) live in Charlotte, NC as does my brother - another Vito. Some live in NY, and some live in PA. I liked your website…and at some point I would be interested in learning more of the Scarola genealogy.

Sincerely,
Stephanie

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Timestamp: 11/7/2003 12:11:00 PM

First_Name: Steve
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Chicago
Address_State: IL
Address_Country: USA
Message: Hello Scarola family! My grandfather, Angelo Scarola came to America from Bari (Grumo Appula) in about 1905. His wife was Margaret Vitulli. They came with two daughters and later had 8 more children. Their names (the names I knew them by) were Minnie, Carrie, Rita, Francis, Dan, Will, Dominic, Pat, Anthony (my father) and uncle Chubby (I never knew his real name, we just called him uncle Chubby). They lived in Brooklyn for a long time and I think grandpa worked in the ice and coal business. In about the 20's or 30's they moved to Elizabeth, NJ. From there, everyone kind of spread out into the suburbs. My father and mother (Anthony and Ruth) had 3 children. My sister Susan is the oldest, followed by my brother Anthony. They both live in Jersey. I never really knew much about my grandpa and grandma and would love to find any information anyone here may have about them. I know they had many brothers and sisters and from the sound of other postings, someone may be able to tell me more. Thanks in advance and I hope to hear from you. Ciao!
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Timestamp: 8/13/2002 12:45:00 PM

First_Name: Susan
Last_Name: Healy-Von Achen
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: Pembroke Pines
Address_State: FL
Address_Country: USA
Message: HI - This is a funny story. I was in Boston Market and heard a girl say her name was Scarola. I thought - that's a name I haven't heard in 30 years but remembered it and remembered my neighbors on Santiago Ave. in Rutherford: Jackie, Jeannie and Toni. The girl at B.M. told me about this website. It's a small world. Maybe they remember Susan and Maryann Healy from across the street. I now live in Pembroke Pines, FL Take Care.
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Timestamp: 9/30/2003 5:30:00 PM

First_Name: Susan
Last_Name: Scarola-Misuraca
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: putnam valley
Address_State: NY
Address_Country: USA
Message: Hi all! I have been reading all the messages from everyone since july --- unfortunately it doesn't seem as though I am related to any of you - however - here is what little I know and still compiling….

My grandfather's name was Emil Scarola, his wife Geneveive - apparently his fathers name (my great grandfather) was salvatore……my granfather lived in brooklyn, Flatbush area - which is where I was born….he had two sons, Joseph (still in brooklyn) and salvatore (my father)…..still compiling info on where my part of the scarola family is from - I think we’re central italy - but will update when I speak with my father! Happy Holidays to all!!!!

Suze

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Timestamp: 12/13/2002 3:26:00 PM

First_Name: Susan
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City: Freehold
Address_State: NJ
Address_Country: USA
Message: Hi! I am Steve's sister and Bill's cousin. It looks like we are all from Bari. Has everyone checked out the Ellis Island website? We found the passenger manifest from when our grandmother arrived. It sure is interesting seeing all the Scarolas. What ever happened to the restaurant in Brooklyn? Does anyone know? (PS to Susan from Putnam Valley-- I thought I was the only one with this name. Amazing!)

I remembered some more stuff. Like how our grandfather was recruited for the king because he was a tall man, and how he left to come to America before he went in the army. I also remember we were taken as children to some saint's feat day in the Bronx where the statue was carried around. It was not a huge festival but was held in a small park. Any of this ring any bells?

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Timestamp: 9/1/2002 1:11:00 PM

First_Name: Tina
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Female
Birthdate:
Address_City:
Address_State:
Address_Country: USA
Message: HELLO! MY NAME IS TINA SCAROLA. MY FATHER'S NAME IS MICHAEL GUIDO SCAROLA, HE PASSED AWAY TWO YEARS AGO. MY UNCLE'S OWN A RESTAURANT CALLED SUPREME MACARONI IN NEW YORK. I MYSELF HAVE NOT BEEN THERE SINCE I WAS A BABY AND DON'T REMEMBER IT BUT I HEAR IT'S AWESOME. I HAVE BROTHERS AND SISTERS (HALF) THAT ALSO LIVE IN N.Y. I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT MY FAMILY. MY MOM (WHO WAS BORN IN GEORGIA) AND DAD GOT DIVORCED WHEN I WAS THREE AND I WENT TO LIVE WITH MY MOM AND HER SIDE OF THE FAMILY SO I'M NOT FAMILIAR WITH MY NAME. I WOULD LOVE TO READ MORE STORIES AND GET SOME MORE INFORMATION. THANKS!
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Timestamp: 10/28/2002 6:48:00 PM

First_Name: Tony
Last_Name: Scarola
Gender: Male
Birthdate:
Address_City: Cleveland
Address_State: OH
Address_Country: USA
Message: Im having a bad time joining your site,when I hit agree it just refreshs....... Another lost Scarola,but from Cleveland via Italy....... Hummm,your e-mail was bad too Thanks
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Timestamp: 7/25/2004 8:24:00 AM

First_Name: Tony
Last_Name: Amendola
Gender: Male
Birthdate: 1962
Address_City:
Address_State: CQ
Address_Country:
Message: Hi, My grandfather was Giovanni Scarola (1879-1967) from Grumo. He was an ice man as well. My great grandfather was Michael Scarol (b.1856). I have posted Giovanni's descendents in the family tree forum.
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If_Relative_How_Related: Hi, My grandfather was Giovanni Scarola (1879-1967) from Grumo. He was an ice man as well. My great grandfather was Michael Scarol (b.1856). I have posted Giovanni's descendents in the family tree forum.
Timestamp: 5/27/2007 3:18:25 PM

First_Name: Tony
Last_Name: Amendola
Gender: Male
Birthdate: 1962
Address_City:
Address_State: CQ
Address_Country:
Message: Hi, My grandfather was Giovanni Scarola (1879-1967) from Grumo. He was an ice man as well. My great grandfather was Michael Scarol (b.1856). I have posted Giovanni's descendents in the family tree forum.
Scarola_Relative_Friend: Scarola
If_Relative_How_Related: Hi, My grandfather was Giovanni Scarola (1879-1967) from Grumo. He was an ice man as well. My great grandfather was Michael Scarol (b.1856). I have posted Giovanni's descendents in the family tree forum.
Timestamp: 5/27/2007 3:20:21 PM
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