Alpine Star Lodge #9 and Vittoria Lodge #76

As in most locations where Italian immigrants located, Italian fraternal groups were founded to help immigrants navigate the challenges of building lives in America and to forge a stronger connection with each other. Two of Washington’s lodges are..

Alpine Star Lodge No. 9, founded by Italian immigrants to Washington, PA  in 1929, is a chapter of the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA). The name "Alpine Star" refers to a mountain flower.

Vittoria Lodge No. 76, founded in 1935, is the women’s organization associated with the Alpine Star Lodge.

Enjoy this slideshow below of photos of the past presidents of the Apline Star Lodge #9.

Oreste Ciletti

1929

Dan Labella

1930-1931, 1946

Joseph Spina

1932-1933

Joseph Colosi

1934

Adam Divincenzo

1935

August Troiani

1936

Bernard Divincenzo

1937-1938

Antonio Sacco

1939-1940, 1944

Salvatore Levato

1941

Armand Divincenzo

1942-1943, 1949, 1954

Samuel Ferralli

1945

Samuel Cimino

1947-1948

Peter Ferralli

1950-1952

Joseph Mazzie

1953

Paul Belcastro

1956

Joseph Nicolella

1978

William Bonus

1982

Frank Pacilla

1984

Tony Macre

1986

More History about Alpine and Vittoria Lodges

View the program booklet for Alpine Star Lodge #9 50th Anniversary and Vittoria Lodge #76 45th Anniversary celebration from 1979. Download the digital PDF archive.

“Lodges played large part in Italian-American history,” from the Observer-Reporter, September 25, 2018. Download a PDF archive of this article.