Jerry P. Mainello TROY - Jerry P. Mainello, 87, of Troy, entered into eternal life surrounded by his family Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Samaritan Hospital after a short illness. Born in Troy, Jerry was the son of the late John Mainello and Lucy Capuano. He was a lifelong resident of Troy and a well-known fixture on South Lake Ave in Sycaway. As a World War II
veteran, he served in the Navy onboard the USS Carlisle, which was deployed to Pearl Harbor. After being discharged, he was employed and retired from Behr-Manning/Norton Company. He then worked with his brother, Pat, for many years at their business, Mainello Brother's Refuse. After which he worked alongside his son, John, at Mainello's Sports Pub and Restaurant for over thirty years. Jerry was an amazing father and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He loved spending time on his front lawn waving to all his friends throughout the years. He enjoyed going for car rides, watching the horse races and reruns of the Sopranos. He was a member of the Sullivan Jones VFW
Post # 7466 in Poestenkill and was a communicant of the Communicant of Our Lady of Victory Church. He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley Campbell, whom he married May 25, 1960. Also predeceased by his brothers, Patrick and Daniel Mainello. He is survived by his beloved son, John and MaryEllen Mainello of Troy, as well as his three grandchildren, Theresa (John) Kaniff of Troy, Angela (fiancé, Dillon Bebee) Mainello of Ocala, FL, and Danielle Mainello of Troy, his great grandson, Austin John Kaniff, his brothers, Robert (Jan) Mainello of Fleming Island, FL and John (Grace) Mainello of Brunswick, his sisters-in-law, Angeline Mainello of Troy and Mariea Mainello of Leesburg, FL, also survived by many special nieces and nephews. Jerry's family would like to full heartedly thank the 4th and 6th floor staff at Samaritan Hospital for the outstanding compassion and care that was received over the past few days. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 9:30 am at Our Lady of Victory Church, North Lake Ave at Marshland Court, Troy. Burial with military honors will be held at St. Mary's Cemetery, Troy, following the Mass. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Friday, July 12, 2013 (today) from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Morris-Stebbins-Miner & Sanvidge Funeral Home, 312 Hoosick Street, Troy In lieu of flowers, Jerry would desire that you make a memorial contribution to support his 5 year old great nephew, Anthony who is battling cancer. Checks could be made payable to the Anthony Mainello Benefit Fund and can be sent c/o CAPCOM, 799 Hoosick Rd., Troy, NY 12180. Please include “In Memory of Jerry P. Mainello” in the check memo. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Morris-Stebbins-Miner & Sanvidge Funeral Home, 312 Hoosick Street, Troy, New York 12180. Phone (518) 272-3930.