John Joseph Altomare

1919–2003 (Age 84)
Ridgway Township, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Joseph

When John Joseph Altomare was born on 27 May 1919, in Ridgway Township, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Guiseppe Altomare, was 36 and his mother, Mary Christina Moore, was 29. He married Lydia Andre De Gardeyn on 12 September 1942, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Point Marion, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 17 September 2003, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Point Marion, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Altomare
Lydia Andre De Gardeyn
Marriage: 12 September 1942

Spouse & Children

12 September 1942
Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Italian: from a southern variant of Aldemaro, a personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements ald ‘old’, ‘wise’ + mar ‘fame’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John J Gasbarre in household of Adam Gasbarre, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Altomari in household of Mary Gasbarro, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Joseph Altomare, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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