Thanks Geno, I have learned much from you about your mother. Looks like your grandfather and my great-grandfather were brothers. It appears that a fair number of the Ganz and the Zando family arrived on the SS Pesaro on the same day. Our family has a fascinating and diverse history. A story of hard work and determination that has motivated me to work hard in my life as well. My father too, was a mason, a common theme throughout many generations of Ganz's ( and Cecchini's I imagine, too ). A large number of Italian men came to this country in the late 1800s and early 1900s stating their occupation as mason. I wish I would have started on this family history journey many years ago, so that I could have heard those histories first hand. Please keep in touch.