Raffle tickets for the San Leucio festival are finally ready. Here is the most up-to-date prize list.


September 1, 2002, Marylake Shrine, King City

Thank You For Your Donation!
(Tickets are $1 each or $10 for a book of 11)

1st Prize 32" STEREO TV, w/Remote, General Electric

2nd Prize Health Club Membership (6 month)
Columbus Centre (Ugo DiFederico)

3rd Prize BBQ, 40,000 BTU, 595 sq. in. total cooking surface
Alsi Construction (Italo/Alberto Bianchi) co-sponsor

4th Prize 7 Piece Cookware Set
Canitra Agents - Tramontina (Pasquale Palozzi)

5th Prize Hotel Voucher (Two Night Stay)
Quality Hotel Midtown (Prudenza Iafrate)

6th Prize Hotel Voucher (One Night Stay w/Breakfast)
Holiday Inn, Toronto West (Prudenza Iafrate)

7th Prize Portable Basket Ball Hoop
Edifice Design (Pietro Ferrari)

8th Prize Microwave Oven
Mainflo Air Systems (Mike & Nancy Mainolfi)

9th Prize Lighting Fixture
Supreme Lighting & Electrial Supplies (Robert Lippa)

10th Prize DVD/CD/MP3 Player
SDL Technologies (Domenico Lippa) co-sponsor

11th Prize Women's Blue Suede Jacket
Mark's Work Wearhouse

12th Prize Stained Glass Piece
FITzgerald Consulting (Clara Fitzegerald)

13th Prize Dinner For Two
Medieval Times - Exhbition Place Toronto

14th Prize MEMOREX MP3 Personal CD Player, w/HeadPho
Edifice Design (Pietro Ferrari)

15th Prize Gift Basket
Thoughtful Gifts & Flowers, (416) 789-2325

16th Prize One Frozen Lamb
Riviera Meat Company (3650 Langstaff Rd Unit 11)

17th Prize Sweatshirt - Canada 2002
Mark's Work Wearhouse

18th Prize $50 Gift Certificate
Pasta Varone (Ottavio & MariaNicola Varone)

19th Prize Dinner For Two
Zizi Trattoria (Leucio Palozzi)

20th Prize Dinner For Two
Perkins Family Restaurant (Holiday Inn Airport)

21st Prize 20 Kg Laundrey Detergent
Jan Mar Sales (Marco Mastrella)

22nd Prize Bowling Voucher (up to 2 hours, max of 6 people)
Bowlerama ($50 value, choose any of 16 locations)

23rd Prize Bowling Voucher (up to 2 hours, max of 6 people)
Bowlerama ($50 value, choose any of 16 locations)

24th Prize Gift Basket
Invis Financial Group (Nikki Taddeo)

25th Prize Sweatshirt (Mark's Brand)
Mark's Work Wearhouse


I am saddened to report the following death.

Giovanni Bianchi passed away today, Tuesday, July 30. Giovanni was my uncle. He was born on April 6, 1932. My deepest symathies and condolences to the immediate family, my aunt Zia Giustinella and cousins Jack and Suzie. The funeral home is called MCDOUGALL & BROWN located at 1812 Eglinton West in Toronto (Dufferin & Eglinton is the main interection). Visiting hours are as follows Thursady at 6:00pm to 9:00pm, Friday at 2:00pm to 4:00pm AND 6:00pm to 9:00pm. The mass will be said at 10:00am on Saturday at St. Thomas Aquinas Church located at 640 Glenholme Ave. Internment is at Mount Hope Cemetary.


I am saddened to report the following death.

Giocondina Mastrella passed away on Sunday, July 28. Giocondina was born on March 21, 1923. Funeral mass will be at St. Augustine of Canterbury (80 Shoreham Drive in Toronto) at 10:00am Wednesday July 31. Entombment is at Holy Cross Cemetery. Our deepest symathies and prayers to family and friends.


A mass is being celebrated by the Bishop from Avezzano in Toronto.
Church: St. Wilfred Catholic Church
Date Friday July 19, 2002
Time 7:30 pm
Refreshments After the Mass in the Church Hall downstairs


Congratulations to Santina (Bianchi) Palozzi who turned 100 years old! I am told her birthday was June 30, 1902. I am also told that she is the first person from "La Villa" to turn 100. Santina lives in Toronto.

Click here to see Santina's descendants.

May God continue to bless Santina.


This is the 27th celebration. It will be heald on Sunday July 21 at Boyd Conservation (Apple Grove Area). Try to be at the picnic for 10:00.The park is located between Langstaff Rd and Rutherford Rd and West of Islington Avenue in Vaughan.

Click here to view flyer.


WWW.VILLAVALLELONGA.COM now has now moved to a new server courtesy of SystemsInteractive & Bruno Palozzi. The site is now much faster and no Pop-Up Windows & Banners!! THANKS BRUNO!!!!!!

Please let me know if you find any broken links.


This year's picnic in the USA will be held on July 28 on Sunday at Genesee Valley Parkin Rochester, New York. If anyone is interested in attending, the contact persons are the same as last year. Check the USA section of the web site for the list of names. It's a wonderful way to spend the day!


Donation Prize winners from the Festival of St. Anthony have just been posted. They were drawn on the day of the Feast. Only members who made a donation to the feast had a chance to win these prizes. Sorry for the delay in posting the winners. Click here to see the Donation Prize Winners.

Door Prize winners have also been posted. Only people who made a donation and who attended the Feast had a chance to win door prizes. Click here to see the Door Prize Winners.

There were over 60 prizes drawn on June 16! (i.e. total of all Raffle Prizes and Donation Prizes and Door Prizes).

Congratualtions to all winners!


Valentino Mastrella in Villavallelonga has started the GRUPPO PRO DON GAETANO. He has just put up a web site dedicated to Don Gaetano at link . It is not complete, but has lots of interesting things for people to see, many pictures of Don Gaetano’s personal objects from the “museum” at the church. This is valuable information for us outside Villavallelonga and La Marsica. THANKS VALENTINO!!!


Winning Ticket Numbers and Names of the St. Anthony Festival Raffle have now been posted. Congratualtions to allthe winners and thanks to all for participating. Click here.