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Giacomo Saienni

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Giacomo Saienni

AGE: 89 • Rehoboth Beach

Giacomo Michael Saienni passed away at his home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware on July 20, 2016, surrounded by his family and friends. He was 89 years old.

Giacomo was a fine father, a grandfather, a DuPont retiree, a Navy veteran of WWII, a proud member of the Delaware Diamond Dancers. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Doris Jean Saville Saienni.

Giacomo's family includes his daugthers, Diane Saienni Albanese, and Denise Doctor and her husband Steven "Frankie" Doctor; and his grandsons William Paul Albanese III, his wife Lindsay Dancy Albanese, Nicholas Florentine Albanese, Alexander Michael Albanese.

His father, Giacomo Saienni, immigrated from the Abruzzi region in Italy in 1916 and together with his formidible mother, Anna Giorgi Saienni, had four children and lived in the Wilmington area in a farmhouse with a huge bountiful garden. The extended Saienni family enjoyed many happy times together that centered around homemade Italian food, music, dancing and lively celebrations of joyous life events. These traditions are carried on today by his extended family and many friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, July 25, 2016 at St. Edmond's Catholic Church in Rehoboth Beach, DE where friends may call between 10:00AM and 11:00AM. Entombment will be at 2:30PM at the Mausoleum of Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington DE.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in his name to the Little Sister of the Poor at

All arrangements are being handled by Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Lewes, DE.

Please visit Giacomo's Life Tribute Memorial Page at
Published in The News Journal on July 25, 2016
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