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Rose Marie & Madelyn Colautti, Nevada

Daughters of Angelo and Ermelin (Fereira) Colautti: Rose Marie, left, and Madelyn (Maddalena) in Easter dresses

About Madaline Colautti

The story behind the first name. It was given by father Angelo Colautti after his mother, Maddalena Pasutti Colautti. However his wife Ermelin gave Madaline the Anglicized form. Mamma taught me to spell it Madeline. However, years later when I ordered a copy of my birth certificate so I could obtain a passport, we discovered that the name was spelled 'Madaline.In my teens, I changed the spelling to 'Madelyn' to reflect the way most people pronounced it. I once told Papa that I wished Mamma had kept the Italian form of the name. He happily called me 'Maddalena' for the rest of his life. It is the name I prefer. ...more info

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Photo taken at Sparks, Washoe County, NV
Rose Marie & Madelyn Colautti, Nevada

Madaline Colautti

Mini-biography
Born: 1945
Died: unknown
Also in this photo: Madaline Colautti  ·  Rose Marie Colautti