Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Ernesto and Erminia Salvati

This tombstone belongs to my grandparents and is located in Westchester County, Yonkers, New York and was taken by a kind gentleman who a friend found on Find a Grave.  My grandparents died three months apart with Erminia passing away first in October 1974 at 62 years of age of Leukemia and Ernesto in January 1975, at 69 of a brain tumor.  In spite of this, most of the family believes he actually died of a broken heart - who am I to disillusion them?

My grandparents were married for 44 years and had 4 children together although only three lived. They married in Italy and eventually moved to Yonkers New York where they remained until their deaths.