Obituary of Daniel Girardi
Mr. Daniel Girardi of Port Jervis, died Monday, August 8th at Bon Secours Community Hospital with his family by his side. He was 84.
He was born November 17, 1920 in Brooklyn, NY the son of the late Joseph and the late Catherine LaCapra Girardi.
He married Helen Scudellari on November 28, 1943 in New York City.
Daniel ran his own Advertising Agency called Gelles Advertising in Bronx, New York.
He was a member of U.S. Army Veteran of WW II.
12 Years as Advertising Director for Rea Buick, Port Jervis. Graduate of Pace University and went on to study Art in Paris, France.
A family statement read: " He was an avis Yankee fan, He loved his family and great grandchildren. He was an avid reader. He made up many of the New York Times Crossword Puzzels and had many published. He was a great jokester and could always come back with a wise crack answer. He will be missed by many.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years Helen Girardi at Home. Daughter, Kathryn Rea & her husband Joseph of Milford, PA; Sister: Marie Mauro of Massapequa, NY; Grandson: Daniel Russo & his wife Cheryl of Milford, PA; Great-grandson: Joseph Russo and Great-granddaughter: Danielle Russo; Sister-in-law: Edith Lombardi of Port Jervis, NY. Also Several Nieces And Nephews.
Friends may call at the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis on Thursday, August 11th from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 PM.
Funeral services will be Friday, August 12th at 10:00 AM from GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.
Entombment will be at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Putnam Valley, NY
Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 419 East Main St., Suite 202, Middletown, NY 10940
Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis. For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com