Peter F. Gianardi Jr., (Ret. CW4), 72, passed away January 4, 2013.
He was the son of the late Peter F. Sr. and Catherine (Corr) Gianardi. He had been the husband of Rosemarie A. (DePalma) Gianardi for 47 years; father of Dawn M. Boutiette and husband John, Peter F. Gianardi III and wife Lora, and Jason A. Gianardi and wife Dawna; papa to 6 grandchildren; brother of Patricia Juaire.
He served in the Army National Guard for 32 years. He was a member of the Providence Marine Core Artillery, the National Guard Association of RI and the RI National Guard Retirees Association.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, 4-6 p.m. with a funeral on Wednesday at 10 a.m. from the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony Church, 1413 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence. Burial with Military Honors will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Memorial and Honor Program, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.