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OSIA state lodge elects officers

The Grand Lodge of IL/WI, Order Sons of Italy in America, recently elected the following officers: Marie Marsalli, President; Frank Schiro, 1st VP; Maria Mancini, 2nd VP; Richard Della Croce, Immediate Past President; James LasCola, Orator; Anna DeLuca, Recording Secretary; John Simoni, Financial Secretary; Carl Busateri, Treasurer; Elia Kress, Historian; the Rev. John Belmonte, Chaplain; and Margurite Rowley, Christine Della Croce, Joseph Dentice, Judith Simoni, Paul Loparco and Giacomo Mancini, Trustees. Lodge presidents are Giacomo Mancini (Chicago Heights), Bert Jacobson (Americo Vespucci), Anthony DiMile (Southwest), Nicholas DeQuardo (Mazzei), Ben Todaro (Rockford), Paul Loparco (Leone d’Oro) and Mike Cimaglia (IACOB).

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