Luigi Gionta of Yonkers passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on July 12, 2020. He was born on July 13, 1925 in Spignosaturnia, Italy the son of the late Pietro & Victoria Gionta. He married Anna Zangrilli on April 24, 1949 in Spignosaturnia. Together they emigrated to United States on October 24, 1956 eventually settling in Yonkers. Luigi was a builder by trade and was the proprietor of Gionta & Sons before retiring in 1992.
Luigi is survived by his beloved wife Anna, his 5 children Pietro, John & Luisa Gionta, Linda Stabile & Loretta Meyer, his 9 grandchildren Paul, Michelle, Christina, Melissa, Stephanie, Nicole, Joseph, Nicholas & Christopher and his 6 great grandchildren Charles Joseph, Isabella, Anthony John, Ava Hope, Paige & Lyla.
All funeral services will be held privately. Luigi will be laid to rest at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, NY.
Our facility at 732 Yonkers Avenue is independently owned & operated by Richard & Michael Ruggiero. This location is staffed by Michael, Eileen, Michelle & Andrew Ruggiero and Jessica Martins. At this time, this is the only facility owned and operated by the Ruggiero family