A post on the Greenpointers Facebook wall finally gives the reason for Rose O’Donnell’s visit to Greenpoint a few months back. She’ll be on NBC’s show Who Do You Think You Are?
Rosie’s Greenpoint connection starts on Chapter 2 of this episode. Her grandfather lived at 392 Manhattan Ave. with his first wife (not Rosie’s grandmother), who tragically died there. See Rosie visit St. Anthony’s in search of baptismal certificates. Very, very moving….