Mr. Joseph Gianotti
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Mr. Joseph Gianotti, 89, passed away with his loving family by his side on Saturday, September 1, 2012. Joe was born in Utica on January 12, 1923, a son of Vincent and Mary (Zaccanelli) Gianotti. He was educated in local schools. Mr. Gianotti served in the Army Air Corps during WW II. On September 1, 1942, Joe was joined in marriage to the former Jennie Corriero. They have shared seventy close and loving years together. Mr. Gianotti was employed as an electrician at Griffiss Air Force Base for thirty years. Along with his father and brothers, Joe was a well-known local bowler and member of the Utica Bowling Hall of Fame. He was a railroad enthusiast and had an extensive collection of HO model railroads. Joe also enjoyed radio controlled model aircrafts, Model A automobiles, gardening, and was a jack of all trades, building two homes in his lifetime. He is survived by his beloved wife, Jennie; his daughter, Barbara Roscoe of Whitesboro; two sons, Joseph Richard Gianotti of Clinton and Gary David Gianotti of Utica; grandchildren, Cheryl Connor of AZ, Lloyd Connor of AZ, Scot and Katie Connor of Rome, and Joseph Carmen Gianotti of Watertown; great-grandchildren, Brittany, Courtney, Cooper, Malcolm, Zoe, Annabel, Anthony, Ethan and Gabriella; two brothers and two sisters-in-law, Robert and Rosemarie Gianotti , Albert Gianotti, and Margaret Gianotti; his aunt, Portia Gianotti; and also many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Louis and Vincent Gianotti. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial with military honors on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anthony and St. Agnes Church. There are no calling hours. The family will receive visitors at the conclusion of mass. Entombment will be in Calvary Mausoleum. The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Tomy and the nurses and staff of the St. Luke's ICU for the loving care shown to Joe during his illness. Arrangements are with The Matt Funeral Home, Utica. Online Memorials at MattFuneralHome.com
Published in The Observer-Dispatch from Sept. 3 to Sept. 4, 2012