Felicantonio Colavecchio

Felicantonio Colavecchio first appears in the Painesville, Ohio, area in 1922.  In America, Felicantonio Colavecchio was known as Felix Anthony Colavecchio.

Felicantonio Colavecchio, son of Giovannantonio Colavecchio and Maria Assunta Fraraccio, was born on August 13, 1889, at Frosolone, Italy.  He married Apollonia Palumbo, daughter of Michele Arcangelo Palumbo and Maria Carmina Padula, on May 27, 1922, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio.  Felicantonio died on September 19, 1944, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, at age 55, of circulatory failure.  His body was interred at St. Mary Cemetery at Painesville Township, Lake County, Ohio.

Felix immigrated to the United States on October 23, 1912 at the Port of Boston.  Felicantonio Colavecchio became a citizen of the United States on October 3, 1927.  He resided at Painesville Township, Lake County, Ohio, when he was naturalized.  At the time of death, Felicantonio resided at 338 Sanford Street, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio.

Felicantonio was employed as laborer working for a nursery (probably the Storr’s and Harrison’s Nursery) from 1921 to 1933.  He worked for the Diamond Alkali Company from 1933 until his death in 1944.

Felicantonio Colavecchio’s sister, Domenica Colavecchio, lived in Painesville from 1920 until her death in 1966.

There were no children of Felicantonio Colavecchio and Apollonia Palumbo.

colavecchio (felice) 1944 obituary

Colavecchio (Felice & Apollonia) Tombstone