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Peggy Merigo Citarella

1921 — February 12, 2022

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachussets

Italian Heritage: Messina, Siciliy; Bergamo, Lombardy; and Tuscany

Significant Life / Work Experience: Attended Raytheon Trade School and the first female welder and instructor at the Charlestown Navy Yard during WWII

History with VICA: Founding Board Member, Italian Teacher and starred as La Befana during the Epifania celebration.

"I think that the older members of the club should never be forgotten. Absolutely. You know, because we worked hard to get it going. It sounds easy to say well we'll meet here and all that but it meant getting a lot of names and interviewing people and seeing if they were interested you know even trying to offer rides if they live too far away."

Peggy Merigo Citarella

Interviews

Interviewees: Peggy Citarella

Interviewers: Nicole Librandi, Robbe Brook and David Usher

Transcript

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PeggyCitarella_Q7
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PeggyCitarella_Q8
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PeggyCitarella_Q9
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