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Remembering My Dear Mama On This Mother’s Day

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Domenica Martino, Lucy Engbring’s mother, pictured almost 70 years ago in Milwaukee, Wis. Domenica passed away shortly after, in 1949, just before her 51st birthday.
Domenica Martino, Lucy Engbring’s mother, pictured almost 70 years ago in Milwaukee, Wis. Domenica passed away shortly after, in 1949, just before her 51st birthday.

By Lucy Engbring Not a Mother’s Day goes by that I’m not reminded of my own hard-working Mama, and the very short life she lived. When I think back to my childhood, one of the first warm memories that come to mind are of coming home from school, and walking into a kitchen filled with …

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