In 1914 Giovachino Lanfranco accompanied cousins Pasquale Barrera and Gabriele Quirico from Villa San Secondo, Italy, to Kelowna. Pasquale’s first known job was working at a railway construction camp in the Princeton area. From here he made his way back to Kelowna with fellow worker Joseph Alimonti. After several years of working on the Alimonti farm Pasquale married Francesca, one of the two Alimonti daughters. By 1926 they acquired their own farm on Lakeshore Road where they raised their family of Luigi, Rose, Camillo and Pio.