Catherine Badolato Coggio

1929 - present
“When it first started - people have been surprised when they hear this - but they would only talk Italian when they first got to the meeting.”
“Well it certainly was very different from anything that I had done up here in Vermont. I wouldn't say, in my experience, that the Italian community here in Vermont was close, but the Club brought the community together.”

Bio Data

Place of Birth: Everett, Massachusetts

Italian Heritage:Campania, Calabria

Significant Life / Work Experience: Nursing

History with VICA:Board Member and starred as La Befana during the Epifania celebrations

Interview - 11/15/16

Interviewee: Catherine Coggio

Interviewers: Nicole Librandi, Robbe Brook, Boni Tobin, and David Usher