Oreste and Luigia Favali
In 1913 Palmizio Oreste Favali worked in the Virginia / North Carolina coal mines. Then he his way to Summerland to see his brother in law, Pietro Lenzi. He moved on to Kelowna where he had a small farm and worked for the Orsi / Guidi plaster and stucco busineses. He married Luigia Lenzi who came to Kelowna in 1929. Here they raised their five children: Frank (Elsie Comazzetto), Mike (Marjorie Thomson), Lawrence (Helen), and Marita (Ernesto Comazzetto). Son Roy died at a young age.
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