A Life Remembered: Traditional Italian mother sacrificed for family

Mar 25, 2015 1015

Each Monday, the Kenosha News takes a look at the life of a Kenosha County resident who recently died. We share with you, through the memories of family and friends, a life remembered. A quiet superstar. That is how one of Violet Salerno's sons described his mother.

"She didn't discover penicillin or run a marathon," said Greg Swartz. "She was like other mothers of that time; she did her job at home." Unlike other Italian mothers of the 1960s, however, Salerno also did lots of other jobs — anything to pay the bills to raise her young sons after her husband died.

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