Paul Downs Colaizzo
Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 27, 1985
Paul Downs Colaizzo is an American playwright, screenwriter, and film director. He was raised in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Paul’s father is of Italian descent. Paul’s mother is author Stacy Downs Colaizzo.
Paul’s paternal grandfather was named Anthony Louis Colaizzo (the son of Felice “Felix” Colaizzo and Concettina/Consetta/Concetta). Anthony was born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, to parents from Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy. He was a businessperson and Democratic politician, who served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, from 1989 to 1999, and as Mayor of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, from 1999 to 2009.
Paul’s paternal grandmother is LaVerne Leveto (the daughter of Dewey Louis Leveto and Mary A. Grego). LaVerne was born in Pennsylvania, to Italian parents. Dewey was the son of Antonia Yacquinto. Mary was the daughter of Celistino Grego and Carmella Scorza.
Source: Obituary of Paul’s paternal grandfather, Anthony L. Colaizzo – http://legacy.com