BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Funeral services have been held here for Joseph S. Bruno, founder and chairman emeritus of Bruno's here. d, was the oldest of eight children -- born Oct. 3, 1912, three years after his parents immigrated here from Sicily. In 1932 he and his family pooled their resources -- $600 -- and opened the first unit of Bruno's Grocery Store in a 20- by 40-foot building. Joseph Bruno was considered head of the business although formal titles were not assigned. In 1952 Joseph Bruno ...
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