28 August 2018

Mafia Crime Boss Lives & Dies in Tucson ~

Time for some serious CRIME trivia on this Tuesday Trivia posting! Joseph Bonaanno (or Joey Bananas as the press dubbed him) lived for decades in a quiet and lovely Tucson neighborhood. Read more about the infamous Joey here. For info about his burial spot, click here


  1. I only knew of them but his home was not too far from my childhood home. We attended the same church, Ss Peter and Paul. In 1968, there was a bombing of a beauty salon on Speedway just 5 blocks from my home which was attributed to the mafia. You can read about it if you search for- bombing bonanno tucson.

  2. Thanks for sharing that interesting bit of Tucson history, Kathy! I am going to look it up!