A Collection of Reflections for Mother’s Day

Looking Back at the Various Memories of Mom

[Frances Mary Turri Pilato, circa 1955]

I was born and raised in the inner-city of Rochester, New York, in a red-brick house, which to this day still rests in the shadow of Eastman Kodak’s global office, if close to where now stands Frontier Field.

I was blessed to have been raised in what was a loving home, filled with a beautiful family that included my…