An old-fashioned Italian family reunion brings 94 together in Quincy

Aug 19, 2021 323

BY: Sue Scheible

Stories flowed, eggs flew, a 1945 family portrait topped a sheet cake and four of the original 11 siblings were on hand, beaming. "Can you imagine if my mother and father were to see all this here?" Judy DiTocco Tempesta, 84, of Weymouth, asked in delight. "Aren't we gorgeous!" 88-year-old Joan DiTocco Flaherty, of Randolph, attested, looking at a photograph from 1963. 

On Saturday, 94 DiTocco family members from six states gathered at Pageant Field to celebrate shared histories and catch up on the latest news of four generations. "Each year, you always hear more new stories," Flaherty's son Matthew McNally, of California, said. 

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