Joseph R. Giannotti, a lifelong resident of New Rochelle, died on July 6, 2015. He was 86.
Joseph was born on August 14, 1928 in New Rochelle to the late Joseph and Mary (D’Onofrio) Giannotti. Upon leaving school he served in the USMC. After serving in the Marines, he came home and had a career in law enforcement as a Police Officer for the City of New Rochelle for over 27 years.
He is survived by his wife the former Celia Yammarino whom he married on October 23, 1949; his sons Robert (Linda) Giannotti and Joseph (Sharon) Giannotti; 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his daughter Joan M. Giannotti.
Visiting will be Friday2-4 & 6-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle, where a funeral service will be held on Saturday 10 AM. Interment will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery.