West Virginia University
John & Mildred Peluso Italian American Scholarship

    Picture of John Peluso

Biography of John Peluso


Life 1910-1994
Birthplace Opekiska, West Virginia
Parents Sam and Mary Peluso

San Giovanni, Calabria, Italy

Brothers Tony, Frank, Victor
Sisters Rose Urso, Edna Romano, Elizabeth Magro,  Lena Davis
Spouse Mildred Tiano on December 23, 1933
Daughter Dr. Carolyn Lee Peluso Atkins
Speech Pathology & Audiology
West Virginia University
Son-in-Law Billy B. Atkins 
Grandchildren Ashley Dawn Atkins Martucci (husband, Jeff Martucci)
Melany Beth Atkins
Great Grandchildren  

Braxton John Martucci

Grayson Atkins Martucci

Employment Machinist in the coal mines
Owner of The Walnut Street Market
     Morgantown, WV
Monongalia County Map Room
    Morgantown, WV
Honors President, OSIA, Morgantown, WVU
Grand Venerable, OSIA, State of West Virginia