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Tom Consolazione

Thomas J.  (Tom) Consolazione 


Born March 13, 1936 to Paola and Anna (Balistreri) Consolazione

who Immigrated from Sant'a Elia, Sicily

I graduated from West Allis Central High School with other Italian students.

Served in the US Army, with 17 months in Korea.

Married Patricia (Pat) in 1960, we have 5 children.  Mary, is no longer on

earth with us, but Annette, Jane, Paul and Philip are all here and on their own.  

We have 7 Grandchildren.


I was in the printing business for over 40 years, the last 22 year as the 

Executive Vice President, Wirth Press LTD, Cedarburg, WI.


In 2014, I was honored to be on the "Stars and Stripes Honor Flight" with other 

Korean Veterans.


In the late seventies  I joined the Pompeii Men's Club and served in many offices, including President 1984/1985.  

Early on, my wife and I joined the Italian Community Center and I was elected as

Recording Secretary in 1980.  We volunteered and worked the very first Festa Italiana and all Festa's since.


I am proud to say that I am of Sicilian heritage, a member of the Pompeii Men's Club and the Italian Community Center.