In Loving Memory of Michael Amico Gianti
Michael Amico GiantiOld Forge, PA July 21, 1920 ~ May 19, 2015 Date of Service: May 26, 2015
Michael A. Gianti, 94, a resident of Old Forge, died Tuesday at home.
Born in Palermo, Sicily, Michael was the son of the late Gaetano and Giovianna Alimo Amico and was raised in Dunmore and eventually moved to Old Forge later in his life. He attended Dunmore Public Schools and then served honorably in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was devoted to his church, St. Ann’s Parish for many years and prior to his retirement he worked for both Capital Records and in the local garment industry.
Michael was a hardworking, humble man who lived a simple life. A very independent person, he lived and died the way he wanted.
Surviving is a daughter, Carol Kelleher, Howell, NJ, four grandchildren, Caren Dandreo, Middletown, NJ, Jan Kelleher, Tinton Falls, NJ, Brianna Gianti, Wash. DC, and Anthony Gianti, New York and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his devoted grandson, Craig Kelleher.
The funeral will be Tuesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Ann’s Parish in Scranton. Interment will follow in the Cathedral Cemetery in Scranton.
Friends may call Monday at the funeral home from 3-6 p.m.