Grandmothers…

A day for remembering my grandmothers who both died the day before Thanksgiving…

my mother’s mother…


Mary Ann (Mayme) Gollegly Perry   
aka “Nana”
born 30 November 1883 in Port Leyden, NY
died 21 November 1962 (56 years ago today) in Utica, NY

my father’s mother…

        
Notburga Hofer Zampier
aka “Grammy”
born 4 April 1891 in Brixen, Austria (came to the US on 20 November 1911)
died 25 November 1970 in Troy, NY

Thinking about these two strong women…
my mother’s mother had 6 children (one died at birth)
and my father’s mother had 9 children.

Thinking about family…
as an only child, I am the only person in the world with these two grandmothers
whose memory I am thankful for and keep alive this day before Thanksgiving.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.