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From: Mona Rainville <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Italian Lepore families in Quebec- anyone working on them?
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 23:34:05 -0500
Yes, there is a little Italy in Montréal, and there are also two
predominantly Italian suburbs on the Montréal island, (Montreal-North
In the 1930s, a recently immigrated Italian family would have most
likely settled in that area and the parish was Notre-Dame-de-la-Défense
(Chiesa della Madonna della Difesa).
Lisa Lepore wrote:
> Hi Listers -
> Many years ago, someone [from this list I think] wrote to me asking
> if I was related to a Lepore family in Quebec. I've got to look for that
> In the meantime, just last week, my father's cousin told me her
> mother used to send packages to a Lepore cousin in Quebec.
> This was probably anywhere between 1930-1960?
> My cousin's mother was named Angelina Lepore Spaziano.
> Angelina was my great grandfather's sister.
> The surname I am interested in is LEPORE, not the french LaPorte.
> These would be Italians who probably arrived in Canada c. 1900-1910
> [I'm guessing.] My Lepore settled in Providence, Rhode Island.
> I was surprised to see there were quite a few in the 1960 Lovell's
> Was there or is there now a Little Italy in Montreal?
> If you know any Lepore in Quebec, would you send them my way?
> My father is going to visit Tora e Piccilli, the birthplace of our Lepore
> relatives, in June, so I am trying to gather up all the information
> I can.
> Thanks a bunch,
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