All hands were on deck clapping thunderously for our four new members, who were initiated on July 20th at our Chapter’s Tri tip dinner by past president of Sacramento Lodge #1352, Dan Marinelli. The four initiates are Vickie Peters, Barbara Moran, Margaret Pasquinelli and Bob deKelaita . Also, pictured on each end are Rose Boles, Vice President, and Tom Tommasi, President, of our Lodge.
Margaret Anna Olivieri
1943 - 2023
With the heaviest of hearts we share the passing of our sister Margaret. Her passing leaves the Napa Lodge at the end of an era as she was our last surviving charter member of 68 years. Margaret was active within the lodge for many years as she fulfilled various officer positions, she served us as our President for 6 years and our Immediate Past President for 8 years. Margaret was also
This is Ernie Giono, past president of Cesare Battisti Lodge, sitting for Diane this month as she is very busy with family events. We always say 'family comes first'...
Our last meeting went off smoothly. Our new president John Albini, is getting more relaxed each time we have a meeting. The microphone is now his friend. John gave time for members to speak with their ideas and concerns and it was all good.
We are looking for a new treasurer and in due time, we will find one. All other positions are filed with
William Arcangelo Bacigalupi
Jan. 13, 1938 - June 21, 2023
William "Bill" Arcangelo Bacigalupi, a cherished member of the Order Son's and Daughter's of Italy in America, Napa Lodge #2043 since Oct 1, 1974, peacefully passed away in his sleep on June 21, 2023, following a recent cancer diagnosis. A respected businessman in the waste industry for 65 years, Bill was a devoted husband, beloved stepfather, grandfather, great-grandfather, and treasured friend. Born in Napa in 1938, he served in the US Navy before joining his grandfather's business, Napa Garbage Service. Bill's leadership
Italian American heritage night at the Humboldt Crabs baseball game on June 30th resulted in an exciting Crabs come from behind victory over the NorCal Warriors and a lot of fun for Sons and Daughters of Italy members in attendance.
Lora and Joel Canzoneri did an excellent job directing our crew of volunteers to decorate the stadium.
Gina Luzzi organized a selection of Italian music
Hello from Redding,
Summer is here and we are usually pretty quiet at Shasta Lodge. However, plans are in the works for a drive-thru spaghetti dinner as part of our “Raise the Roof” program. The Redding Grange our landlords, and Shasta Lodge, need to put a new roof on the building and the cost is extremely high. During the next year we will be having some fundraisers that will go toward the cost of the new roof. For any of you hunters out there, the Redding Grange is having a gun raffle on August 19th. The tickets are $20 each and there will only be
Sons and Daughters of Italy in America
Grand Lodge of California
P. O. Box 2467
Fairfield, CA 94533
Phone: (415) 586-1316