Gioacchino "Gino" Chiello

January 29, 1942May 14, 2018

Gioacchino "Gino" Chiello, 76, passed away on May 14, 2018. Gino was born in Palermo, Sicily to Carmelo and Maria Chiello. He grew up in Bagheria, Sicily and Caracas, Venezuela, and later came to Brooklyn, NY where he met his future wife, Josephine. In 1983 they relocated to Coral Springs, FL along with their two children.

Gino was a people person, forward thinking and the leader of his family. He had a lifelong passion for soccer both as a player and as a fan. He was very outgoing and loved his wife's cooking. His other passions included dancing, all types of music, bowling, and watching movies, but most important to Gino was his family.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 43 years, Josephine; son, Carmelo (Jacqueline); daughter, Maria (Todd); grandchildren, John and Julia Lowney; brother, Anthony (Susan); brother-in-law, Anthony (Kathryn); sister-in-law, Maryann; sister-in-law, Rita (Ernesto); nieces, Gina, Christina, Alessandra, and Olivia and his extended family.

A Celebration of Gino's Life will be held at 4pm on Saturday, June 9th in Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin.

Memorials contributions may be made to Community Hospice of NE Florida.


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, June 9, 2018

Gioacchino "Gino" Chiello

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Cindi Jacoby

May 28, 2018

Dear Joesphine, Carl and Maria..... You have Always been one of the most special families I have ever known.
Each time I would be around you, your closeness and love for one another filled the air with a beautiful warmth and peace.
I am honored to know such an exceptional family, and Gino will be missed so very much.
With love ,
Cindi Jacoby