Susan Cogozzo (born DeFrancesco)

Born:Aug 14 1902 In:  Castelvetere Valfortore province di Benevento, Italy
Died:Sep 27 1977 (at age 75)In:  Palos Community Hospital, Chicago, Illinois


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Immediate family

Alphonse Victor Cogozzo
Her husband
Joseph Victor Cogozzo
Her son
Alphonse Victor Cogozzo Jr.
Her son
<Private> Cogozzo
Her child
<Private> Albertine (born Cogozzo)
Her child
Lodovico DeFrancesco
Her father
Maria "Marie" DeFrancesco (born Scrocca)
Her mother
John Nicolas Defrancesco
Her brother
Twin2 DeFrancesco
Her sister
Twin1 DeFrancesco
Her sister
Rose DeFrancesco
Her sister
Frank A. DeFrancesco
Her brother
John Peter DeFrancesco
Her brother
Paul George DeFrancesco
Her brother
Felica Hebda (born DeFrancesco)
Her sister

Personal info

Religion: Roman Catholic
Nationalities: Italian
Languages spoken: Italian, English




The passport records indicate her name in Italian is Ascunta DeFrancesco, or Assunta DeFrancesco. Assunta means something like first born daughter. Susan operated a Grocery Store at

8800 Princeton Avenue, Chicago, Illinois and took care of her family. Susan was skilled in hand sewing, especially crochet, and embroidery.

Antonio DePasquale(Friend) & Rose DeFrancesco (Da

ughter of Lodovico) were in Susan DeFrancesco's wedding party. Antonio DePasquale studied music in Italy for a long time (violin). His father was a shoemaker. They were friends of the family.


Assunta (Susan) lived on 6513 S Kedvale Avenue, Chicago, Illinois since 1969 with her son Joseph until 1977. Prior to that she lived on 8800 South Princeton Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Prior to living in Chicago she lived in Steger, Illinois.


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