Antonio and Sabina Dortero were born in Italy and came to Skagway in the goldrush with their three children, John, Vincent and Rosie. Vincent was born in Astoria Washington on this day, July 28, 1894 but went to World War One where he died in 1918. There is a memorial across from the Skagway Museum/City Hall with his name and other names of war veterans.
Vincent was buried in the Pioneer Cemetery next to his father. Vincent was 24 years old when he died.
1915 directory; World War One registration; Cemetery record
photo of his father’s store online
photo of Vincent, shortly before his death from influenza, from great granddaughter of John Dortero, Bettie Ogden.