West Virginia University
John & Mildred Peluso Italian American Scholarship

    Picture of Mildred Peluso

Biography of Mildred Peluso


Life 1917-2007
Birthplace Gypsy, West Virginia
Parents Antonio and Charina Tiano

San Giovanni, Calabria, Italy

Brothers Frank, Sam, Tony, Jimmy, Joe, and Raymond

Mary Chinosky, Annie Giovinozzo, Theresa Terango

Spouse John Peluso 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


Owner of The Walnut Street Market
     Morgantown, WV
Monongalia County Clerk’s Office
    Morgantown, WV
Honors Delegate, OSIA Convention (numerous years)