Clifford F. Gianni, 78, Cape Vincent

CAPE VINCENT, NY – Clifford Francis Gianni, 78, died Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at his home surrounded by family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home, Cape Vincent.

He was born Nov. 24, 1941, in Auburn, CA, son of Harry and Frances Spaulding Gianni. He served in the United States Air Force from 1959 to 1961.

He was the facilities supervisor for all the Chase banks in the city of Rochester taking care of facility needs ranging from landscaping to maintenance and construction. He later became the facilities manager for Eastwood Management in charge of many rental properties.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 832 in Cape Vincent.

He married Sharon Smashe on April 28, 1996.

Surviving besides his wife Sharon is a son, Shane Smashe; a sister Cara(Kerry) Bliss; a sister in law, Sandra Smashe; a brother in law, John (Cathleen) Smashe; several good friends, nieces and nephews and loving dog Sheeba.

He was preceded in life by his parents Harry and Frances Spaulding Gianni and is sister Lucille (Penny) Raven.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date when all his family and friends can be together.

Donations in Mr. Gianni’s memory may be made to the Cape Vincent Volunteer Ambulance Fund, PO Box 835, Cape Vincent, NY 13618.

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