Larry M. Gianotti, 79, of Johnstown, died May 24, 2019. He was born December 2, 1939 in Scranton, PA, the son of Julia (Marabella) and Nicola Gianotti.
Above all else Larry was the devoted husband of Joan (Visosky) Gianotti, who survives him, ending their marriage of 52 years.
He is remembered as a proud and loving father to his children: Juliann (Gianotti) Zimmer and her husband Mark; Larry N. Gianotti; and Marie R. Gianotti. He was PaPa to cherished grandchildren: Nicole E. and Alexander D. Zimmer.
He treasured his sisters: Antonette (Gianotti) Stumpo and her husband Tony; and Rose (Gianotti) Poole and her husband Bob; and all of their children and grandchildren; Also survived by his brother-in-law Gary Visosky and wife Linda, and sister-in-law Fay (Visosky) Grizzle.
Larry was always helping those around him with kindness and compassion. He had a big heart and he spent himself working at multiple jobs over the years in the care and love of his family. He retired finally from the maintenance crew at Yellow Creek State Park. He was a U.S. Army veteran. The family will miss that ready smile and special sense of humor.
At Larry's request there will be no viewing.
A Funeral Mass for Larry will be held 10:00 AM, Friday June 07, 2019 at St. John Gualbert Cathedral, Very Rev. James F. Crookston. Family and friends will be received from 9:00 AM until time of service at the church.
Memorial donations in memory of Larry M. Gianotti may be made to a local food bank or Proclaim TV Ministry.
Funeral services entrusted with the Frank Duca Funeral Home, 1622 Menoher Blvd.
Proclaim TV Ministry - St John Gualbert
117 Clinton Street, Johnstown PA 15901