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 Giovanni “John” Pirrone

Giovanni “John” Pirrone

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Death 16 Jan 2017 (aged 78)
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 175485924 · View Source
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Giovanni “John” Pirrone, long-time resident of the Bronx, died on January 16, 2017 at the age of 78. John is survived by loving wife Connie, daughter Josephine, son Frank, son-in-law Preston, daughter-in-law Lori, and five grandchildren: John, James, Blake, CeCe, and Frank.

John was born on June 22, 1938 in Corleone, Italy to Giuseppina Ferrera and Francesco Pirrone. John dutifully served in the Italian army as a stenographer. He lived and worked in Switzerland and Germany before immigrating to the United States in 1967. He met the love of his life and wife, Concetta Cardillo and was married on December 8, 1968 at Mount Carmel Church in the Bronx.

John successfully operated and owned Giovanni’s Delicatessen in Country Club for over twenty-three years. He was proud to be a member of the community where he was loved and admired not only as a fine businessman, but mostly as a wonderful friend and neighbor.

In 1999, John was honored by the New York State Senate as for his dedication and devotion to the community. John had a long-time involvement in civic affairs including holding the position of president of the Unione Sportiva Corleone Club in Bronx, New York. Unione Sportiva named John “Man of the Year” for his leadership, competence, and intelligence.

John was an excellent marksman and enjoyed hunting. He loved his pet dogs and cats. John enjoyed traveling with his wife, Connie, especially to the Caribbean during his retirement years


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  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175485924
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Giovanni “John” Pirrone (22 Jun 1938–16 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175485924, citing Saint Raymond's Cemetery (New), Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Floral Designer (contributor 46924849) .