Mary Canonica Celebrates 100 Years – by S. McBride

Mary Josephine LaVigna Canonica was born on July 13, 1915.  It had been just two years since Henry Ford devised an assembly line so he could produce those new-fangled things known as automobiles more quickly, economically and efficiently.  And it had been only a year since Germany declared war on France, Great Britain declared war on Germany, Austria-Hungary declared war on Russia and the United States declared neutrality in all those conflicts and even offered to broker a peaceful settlement before it all exploded into a world-wide war.

Read the entire article in the July 2nd edition.