In the movie “The Ten Commandments”, the misty plague of death crept under doorways and through windows of every house not marked by lamb’s blood. In the first half of the 20th century, this deadly mist seeped into coal-mining homes from Barrellville to Westernport, suffocating those who served as husbands, fathers, and sons. Noah M.
Pietro Bommicino was born March 21, 1895, in the small town of Zumpano, Italy. Zumpano is nestled in the verdant mountains of Cosenza Province, on the instep of the boot of Italy, and is surrounded by lush vineyards. Pietro was the first child born of Pasquale Bommicino and his wife, Theresa Imbrogno Bommicino. No one