The Family of

Tony DiPietro (2nd from left) with the Marnell Family around 1930   Tony DiPietro outside the Marnell home in Chicago Heights, Illinois.

Marnell Wedding Party - 1964

courtesy of Theresa Pyne


Front row (L-R)
Angelina, Nick, Carmella & Dominick

Back row (L-R)
Pasquale, John, Angelo & Sam

courtesy of Theresa Pyne

(L-R) John, Pasquale, Angelo, Augie, Georgia, Nick, Sam and Dominick

Their wives are in front row.

courtesy of Theresa Pyne




The Children of Anthony and Teresa

Anthony & Teresa Marnel


Pasquale John Angelo
Sam Angelina Gaetano
Nicolino Dominick Carmella



Pasquale (Patsy) was born on Jan 11, 1900 in Chicago Heights, Illinois. (WWI draft card)   He married Angelina Meccia on September 4, 1920.  

They had 2 sons:

Anthony (born May 27, 1922 - died October 26, 1989)

Paul A (born October 18, 1925 - died October 31, 1987). Paul married Phyllis Cuzzone on May 10, 1948 and had 2 sons.

1930 census

Simone (Sammy) was born on February 8, 1906 in Chicago Heights, Illinois.

On September 1, 1935, he married Mary Rinie (born January 19, 1911) daughter of George and Antonette Initrield.

Sam died in Las Vegas in 1991; Mary on May 21, 2001 also in Las Vegas.

Angelina was born on Jan 1, 1908. After she raised most of her brothers and sisters after their parents died, she married Giacomo (Jacob) Biamonte on September 24, 1748. Jacob was born on Feb. 5, 1902 in Palermo, Italy. This was his second marriage (his first was to Josephine Pagoria).

Angie died on Dec. 13, 1992 in Chicago Heights, Illinois.

Angela Marnell Biamonte on her wedding day Angie Marnell and her sister-in-law, Violet (Angelo's wife) Angie (right) with her cousin, Mary Crisci




Nick was born on November 9, 1909.

On April 28, 1935, he married Jean Caprette (born January 23, 1912).

He died June 1979 in Chicago Heights. Jead died at Tinley Park, Illinois on March 20, 1999.



Gaetano (Guy) was the twin brother of Nick, born November 9, 1909. He died eight months later on July 12 , 1910.

Dominick was born on November 18, 1911.

On May 8 1937 in Chicago Heights, he married Helen Hazel Heise . Helen was the daughter of Otto Christopher and Marie (Markatak).

They had a son, Dominick K.

and a daughter Helen Marie. Helen was born November 4, 1939 and died on April 3, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Helen died on April 23, 1985 in Chicago.

Dominick, Sr. died Feb. 5, 1990 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Angie Marnell and her sister, Carmella

Carmella was born October 5, 1914.

On April 15, 1944 in Kankakee, Illinois, she married Achille "Archie" Blanchette.

Their chidren were:







Carmella died on April 26, 1996 in Bourbonnais, Illinois.

Augie & Georgia Marnell with Gary Pyne

courtesy of Theresa Pyne

Augie A Marnell was born Jan. 20, 1916.

On July 6, 1939, he married Georgia M. LoBue (born October 5, 1915).

Augie died died in September of 1981.   Georgia died on December 21, 1992.