Joseph A. Giannone, 83, of Easton, formerly of Randolph, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Brockton after a period of failing health. He was the husband of Catherine B. (Sorrentino) Giannone for 58 years. Born in Boston, Oct. 20, 1930, a son of the late Carmello and Nancy (Alessi) Giannone, he was raised and educated in Boston. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he served as a staff sergeant during the Korean War. Upon honorable discharge from the military, Joseph began working for RCA Service Company of Boston and Philco Ford of Needham. He later opened his own company and was the proprietor of AAA Appliance Parts Company of Natick which he operated for 30 years. A disabled American veteran, he was a member of the Brockton DAV Chapter 76, a lifetime member of the VFW Post 3389 of Randolph, a current member of the VFW Post 2547 of Easton and the OFD Mens Club. Joseph was a resident of Randolph for 42 years before moving to Easton 8 years ago. His hobbies included bowling, cooking, gardening and home repair. In addition to his wife Catherine, he is survived by two daughters, Denise Giannone of Easton and Lisa Giannone of Easton; and several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Jack Giannone, Josephine Goffredo, Frank Giannone, Mario Giannone and Dominic Giannone. The funeral was held from Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte. 138), Easton, Friday, Feb. 28, at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Easton, at 10 a.m. Interment with military honors in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Visiting hours were Thursday from 4-7 p.m. Donations in Josephs memory may be sent to the DAV Brockton Chapter 76, P.O. Box 760, Brockton, MA 02303. For directions or condolences, www.kanefuneralhome.com.
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605 Washington St (Rte. 123) Easton, MA 02375
Published in Easton Journal from Feb. 26 to Mar. 5, 2014