Antonio Allegranzi, 70: Merged his love of Italy and America

Nov 26, 2013 909

By Michelle E. Shaw

Italian-made chandeliers, shoes and garden statues are just a few of the things Antonio Allegranzi managed to share with people in America.
And it wasn't by chance that Allegranzi moved from his boyhood home in Vicenza, Italy, to Roswell in 1994, family members said. It was always part of the plan.

Alessandro Allegranzi, said his father's journey to America was the fulfillment of a generational dream.
"When he was a child, he always wanted to go to America," his son said. "Apparently his grandfather, with whom he was very close, had bought a ticket on a ship headed to America, but he never made it over."

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