Gino Anthony Pesi
Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 3, 1980
*three quarters Italian [including Sicilian], one quarter Croatian (mother)
*publicly unknown (father)
Gino Anthony Pesi is an American actor, producer, and writer.
Gino is the son of Regina (Pesi) Mensch Abel.
Gino’s maternal grandfather was Ector A. “Jack” Pesi, Jr. (the son of Ector A. Pesi, Sr. and Bessie Bongiorno). Gino’s great-grandfather Ector was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Italian parents, Carl/Carlo Pesi and Assunta Mazzi/Mazzei. Bessie was also born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Italian parents, Phillip Bongiorno and Anna Campana/Campanella/Campbell, who were born in Roccapalumba, Palermo, Sicily.
Gino’s maternal grandmother was Joan Louise Ceci (the daughter of Henry E. Ceci and Mary Kesman). Henry was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Italy, Luciano/Louis Ceci and Sara Bonazzi. Mary was also born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Yugoslavia, John Kesman and Mary Kuzela/Kuzula/Komla, who were of Croatian descent.
Sources: Marriage announcement of Gino’s maternal grandparents, Ector A. “Jack” Pesi, Jr., and Joan Louise Ceci – http://newspaperarchive.com
Gino’s maternal grandfather, Ector A. “Jack” Pesi, Jr., on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Gino’s maternal great-grandparents, Ector A. Pesi and Bessie Bongiorno – http://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Gino’s maternal great-grandmother, Bessie Bongiorno – https://www.ancestry.com
Obituary of Gino’s maternal great-grandmother, Bessie (Bongiorno) Pesi Sutch – http://www.legacy.com
Marriage record of Gino’s maternal great-grandparents, Henry E. Ceci and Mary Kesman – http://www.familysearch.org
Gino’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary Kesman, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Gino’s maternal great-great-uncle (great-grandmother’s brother), William Andrew Kesman – http://www.newspapers.com