December 20, 2007
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 12/23/2007 14:00:00
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 12/24/2008 11:00:00
Joseph Phillip Ganni, age 67, resident of Willard, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 20, 2007 at his home. He was born on August 14, 1940 in East Liverpool, Ohio, to the late James Sr. and Rose (Roppa) Ganni and has been a life long Willard resident. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Joe had been a manager for football and basketball, at the Willard High School for over 30 years, where he became friends with many coaches, players and fans. He was an loyal sports fan of the Willard Flashes and the Cleveland Browns, Indians, Cavs, and Ohio State. He was a member of the Willard Elks and VFW. Joe was the manager of Carmeans Barber Shop in Willard, and was a permanent fixture.
He is survived by a sister, Marsha Ganni of Willard; niece and her spouse, Ashley and Craig Wenninger of Willard; and a brother James Ganni Jr. and his companion, Elaine Sneed of Seymour, IN and 2 nieces, Gina Ganni of Tiffin and Tara Ganni of Buffalo, NY and a nephew, Nick Ganni of San Diego, CA and a great nephew Kaiden Trent Ganni of San Diego,CA.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James Sr. and Rose (Roppa) Ganni.
Visitation will be Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, where the funeral service will be Monday, Dec. 24, 2007, at 11:00 A.M., with Fr. Stanley S. Szybka officiating. Burial will be at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Willard. Memorial contributions may be made to Willard High School Athletic Boosters. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Marsha and family,
so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. Our prayers are with you. Love Penny, Gordon ,Jessica and Brooke