Nancy Rose Barbato was Frank Sinatra's first wife.
Nancy grew up at Long Beach, as one of seven children from an Italian family.
Nancy first met Frank in 1932 at the age of 14. Frank was staying at his aunt Josie Josie's summer house, across the street from Nancy. There first encounter was Frank giving her a whistle when he saw here outside her house. She ignored him.
They got to know each other though, and soon Frank would be waiting for Nancy to finish her chores so they could take long beach walks. During the snowy winters Frank would walk through it just to say "hello" to Nancy