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Cavanna’s

From Janet Scagnelli: A photo of my great-aunt Maddelena “Madame” Cavanna in her Boston restaurant, Cavanna’s. She is the first person seated on the stool. She ran a boarding house upstairs. Her husband Giuseppi Morisi went back to Europe and she stayed with her 2 daughters. Later moved to Durham, CT and opened the Durham Inn which she sold to Frank Forlini. Then I think they opened a restaurant together, then she sold her part and opened a hot dog stand outside her house over the county line in Madison, CT. (which I used to run when I was about 10!) Uncle Joe had returned by then.