Carl J. Giaquinta
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age 67, of Canton, passed away on Aug. 25, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center. Carl, known as Jim to his friends and family, was born in Canton on April 18, 1947. He was a 1965 graduate of Lincoln High School. Carl was a long-time supervisor at the Diebold Corporation and most recently employed with VersaLift, where he was lucky enough to travel the states and see many places. Carl was a caring, supportive and loving person to all who knew him.
Carl was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Mary E. Giaquinta; parents, Carl and Beulah; brothers, Charles and Dennis; and sister, JoAnn Giaquinta. He is survived by his three daughters, Annette Metzger of Massillon, Pamela (Mark) McGeorge of Massillon and Cathleen Smith of Canton; his son, Jason Giaquinta of Massillon; loving companion, Carol Sturm of Wooster; two brothers, Robert Giaquinta of Demorest, Ga. and John (Priscilla) Giaquinta of Canton; and many nieces and nephews.
Carl will forever be remembered as a wonderful "Papa" to his grandchildren, Rebecca, Alex, Jacob, Paige, Matthew, Luke, Ty and Jackson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the family to help defray final expenses or to the
. A Memorial service will be held in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 at 5 p.m. with the Rev. Mark Paul officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 4-5pm on Friday in the funeral home. Those wishing, may sign the on-line guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com.
Reed Funeral Home
705 Raff Road SW
Canton, OH 44710
Published in The Repository from Aug. 27 to Aug. 28, 2014