Helen (Laccone) Finazzo (1909 - 1983)

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Helen (Laccone) Finazzo
1909 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Helen (Laccone) Finazzo, mother to 5 children, was born on August 31, 1909. She was born into the Laccone family and married into the Finazzo family. She married John Anthony Finazzo, and they gave birth to Jerome Finazzo, Rocco Finazzo, John Finazzo, Angie Finazzo, and Nancy June (Finazzo) Pinna. Helen died in January 1983 at 73 years old. We know that Helen (Laccone) Finazzo had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16510.


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John Anthony Finazzo
Jan 25, 1904 - February 1976
Erie, PA



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Helen (Laccone) Finazzo, mother to 5 children, passed away in January 1983 at 73 years old. She was born on August 31, 1909. She married John Anthony Finazzo, and they gave birth to Jerome Finazzo, Rocco Finazzo, John Finazzo, Angie Finazzo, and Nancy June (Finazzo) Pinna. We know that Helen (Laccone) Finazzo had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16510.
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In 1909, in the year that Helen (Laccone) Finazzo was born, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1911, Helen was just 2 years old when Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1928, when she was 19 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1943, when she was 34 years old, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1983, in the year of Helen (Laccone) Finazzo's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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Jan 10, 1924 - Jun 27, 2001
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John Finazzo
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Frances J Finazzo
May 13, 1896 - October 1990
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Louis Finazzo
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Brooklyn, NY
John Finazzo
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James Finazzo
Aug 15, 1907 - February 1982
Brooklyn, NY
Emanuel Finazzo
Jul 30, 1905 - December 1977
Brooklyn, NY
Giuseppa Finazzo
Nov 23, 1954 - July 1989
Chapel Hill, NC
Frances Finazzo
Apr 28, 1905 - Oct 18, 2002
Smithtown, NY
Rosa Finazzo
Apr 12, 1928 - Jan 14, 2002
Brooklyn, NY
Rose Finazzo
Apr 22, 1930 - Jun 28, 2006
Merrick, NY
Vito Finazzo
May 24, 1894 - July 1976
Staten Island, NY
Christophe Finazzo
Oct 25, 1895 - September 1983
Albertson, NY
Sam C Finazzo
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Pietrina Finazzo
Jul 5, 1895 - Apr 4, 1989
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Peter Finazzo
Aug 3, 1911 - March 1987
Brooklyn, NY
Geraldine Finazzo
Jun 30, 1903 - February 1975
Manchester Township, NJ

Other Laccones

John Laccone
Sep 12, 1900 - April 1976
Hamden, CT
Catherine Laccone
Aug 27, 1908 - December 1982
Hamden, CT
Gillio A Laccone
Jun 10, 1934 - Apr 11, 1999
Naugatuck, CT
Joseph Laccone
May 18, 1945 - March 1985
Waterbury, CT
Esterina Laccone
Dec 16, 1921 - Sep 14, 2004
Waterbury, CT
Joseph Laccone
Sep 9, 1908 - Nov 23, 2004
Waterbury, CT
Giuseppe Laccone
Jun 2, 1897 - July 1962
John Laccone
May 8, 1918 - Jun 3, 1988
Waterbury, CT
Gloria Laccone
Dec 3, 1931 - Sep 15, 2006
North Haven, CT
Vivian Laccone
Nov 26, 1957 - Jun 17, 2002
Wethersfield, CT
John L Laccone
Jan 30, 1912 - Nov 3, 1992
Palm Desert, CA
Michele Laccone
May 22, 1882 - January 1974
Waterbury, CT
Mary Laccone
Feb 26, 1908 - April 1986
Waterbury, CT
Eleanor J Laccone
Jan 21, 1937 - Jun 30, 2004
Waterbury, CT
Michael T Laccone
Jan 14, 1931 - Sep 13, 2002
Wallingford, CT
Thomas M Laccone
Nov 21, 1929 - Aug 3, 1992
West Haven, CT
Ines Laccone
Jan 5, 1921 - October 1979
Waterbury, CT
Jenny Laccone
Oct 19, 1892 - November 1981
Whitestone, NY
John Laccone
Jan 1, 1894 - March 1979
Whitestone, NY
Dionisio Laccone
Oct 1, 1896 - February 1977
Brooklyn, NY
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