When Lupone’s Department Store was the hub of Clinton

Apr 09, 2019 134

BY: Sarah Page Kyrcz

Morgan School students from years gone by are sure to remember the requisite trips to Lupone’s Department Store. There were the gym outfits, purchased by the girls freshman year, and the letter sweaters for the athletes.

“All the girls would hate going there, because Auntie Vi was an employee who worked there her whole life and was part of the family and she would fit all the girls in a gym suit that had to last four years, so it was huge when you bought it,” said Peg Lupone, wife of Mario Lupone, a grandson of the original founder of the department store. “Everybody hated those.”

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SOURCE: http://www.shorelinetimes.com

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