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
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.