GIARDINA - Jack J. April 13, 2014, age 98, Jack was a U.S. Navy Veteran who served in WWII, who worked for Rich Products for many years, then Pitney Bowes until his retirement, was an avid Buffalo Bills fan, and a truly devoted family man. Jack and his beloved late wife Helen A. (nee Mendolia) were just shy of 75 years of marriage when she passed away in 2012; dearest father of Ann (Dr. Michael Hess) Giardina-Hess, Nicholas (Mary Deborah), Elena (Gregory Cornaire) Giardina, Ave Maria (John) Hirtreiter, Elizabeth Varga and the late John Giardina; dear grandfather of Dr. Helen (Dr. Andrew) Cappuccino, Dr. Ann (Dr. Errol Norwitz) Giardina-Hess, Nicole (John) Connelly, Jake Giardina, Niko Dennison, Jenn (Matthew) Jennings, Erik (Elisa) Giardina, John Hirtreiter, Christopher Varga, Joe Hirtreiter, Lauren Varga, Caitlin Cornaire, Kailey Cornaire and the late Johnathan Giardina; adored great-grandfather of 21 great-grandchildren; dear brother of Anna Prizzi and pre-deceased by five siblings; also survived by his sisters-in-law Elizabeth Atwell, Theresa Fiorelli, Catherine Giardino and Barbara Jardine, and many nieces and nephews. The family will be present on Wednesday 3-9 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Drive (corner Hopkins Road) where prayers will be held on Thursday at 9:15 AM and followed by a Liturgical Service at 10 AM from St. Christopher Church. Friends invited. Donations may be made to Hospice Buffalo. Share condolences online at www.AMIGONE.comwww.amigone.com
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Amigone Funeral Home - Amherst Chapel
5200 Sheridan Drive Amherst, NY 14221
Published in the Buffalo News on Apr. 15, 2014