May 1, 1939 - October 6, 2017

GIANNINO, Crescenzo “Christy” lifelong resident Of Revere, October 6. Beloved husband of Joann (Kolinsky) Giannino of Revere with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Loving father of Joseph Giannino, RFD, Sergeant Christopher Giannino, RPD, Marie Patterson and her husband Christopher, and JoAnn Carabillo and her husband Peter. Dear brother of Theresa Hogrell, Rose Ann Waite and her husband Harvey, the late Mildred Piscopio, Joseph L. Giannino, Marie Antoinette “Dolly” Maglione, Mary Lospennato, Florence Maglione, Barbara Gambale and Anthony “Chickie” Giannino. Cherished grandfather of Revere City Councillor Jessica A. Giannino, Peter Carabillo Jr., Matthew Carabillo and Christopher Patterson Jr. Brother in-law of Mary Ellen Peterson, Roger Kolinsky and his wife Betty, Richard Kolinsky and his wife Jean, Ronald Kolinsky and his wife Susan, Anna Dearborn and her husband Edward, Dennis Pettigrew and his wife Kathy, the late Stanley Kolinsky and his surviving wife Gail. Best friend for over 70 years of George Taglieri, RFD, and constant companion of his dog Sam. Funeral from Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere Street, Revere on Wednesday October 11th at 9 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St Anthony’s Church, Revere at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday 4-8 pm. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Christy was a Revere firefighter for 31 years and owned Giannino’s Greenhouses. A fixture in Revere whose kindness and friendship will be remembered by generations, Christy was one of the first Angel Flight Pilots and was one of the longest serving members of the Revere Kiwanis Club. A veteran of the United States Army, he was also the past Vice President of the Revere Firefighters Credit Union Board of Directors, and was a member of the Massachusetts Flower Growers Association. Remembrances may be made in Christy’s memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B102, Danvers, MA 01923.

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