OBITUARY

John Giglia

June 1, 1931February 13, 2013
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John Giglia of Brant Lake, NY passed away at home on February 13, 2013. Born on June 1, 1931 in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, he was the son of the late John and Josephine (Morreale) Giglia. He was the loving husband of Joan (née Lawler), whom he married on September 19, 1953. Marine Corps Veteran of the Korean War. He was a New York City Police Officer, retired in 1983. After his retirement he moved to the Adirondack Mountains where he enjoyed R.V. camping, gardening and puttering around the house. Beside his parents he was predeceased by his brothers Ben and Sal and his sister Angela Li Puma and an infant son. Survivors include his wife Joan of 59 years, daughters Louise and her husband Tony Durko of Babylon, Christine and her husband Larry Sample of Irving Texas, son John Giglia III and his wife Linda of Babylon and nine grand children, Samantha Franco and Regina Honahan, Nicole John IV, Amanda and Joseph Giglia of Babylon and Jamie (Blair) Williams, Kyrieann, and Raymond Watson of Texas. Adoring great grandpa of Jayden, Emery, Zane, Carter and Gia. Friends may visit at the Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes, 448 W. Main Street, Babylon, NY 11702, Sunday, February 17, 2013 from 2:00-4:30 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Friends may gather at the funeral home on Monday, February 18, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. to follow in procession to the cemetery. Interment will follow at Long Island National Cemetery.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, February 17, 2013
  • Visitation Sunday, February 17, 2013
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Erin McCole-Savage

February 18, 2013

Dear Mrs. Giglia, John, Louise and Chris I am so sad to hear about Mr. Giglia and remember him being such a close friend and brother to my father. You are all in my thoughts and prayers today.

February 16, 2013

Dear Joan & Family,
John was a wonderful friend to us. Fourteen years of working and commuting sharing thousands of miles with one another. Remember our pinochle card nights. How we laughed and told stories into the night. He
will be so missed. All our love, Carol & Dan McCole, Hobe Sound, Fl.

Sarah Ann & Dennis Leone

February 16, 2013

Dennis and I are so sad to hear of the passing of John. John was a wonderful man who lived an extraordinary life. He gave so much in the line of duty.we were blessed to have the opportunity to know him when we were in the Addirondaks with Randy Gurak's family. Our prayers go out to you and your family in this difficult time.
May God bless you, Sarah Ann and Dennis Leone

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