ROME, ITALY – John Mancini, 79, passed away on December 22, 2010 after a short illness. Born on Feb. 1, 1931 in Villalago P. Aquila, Italy, he came to Albany, NY in 1947 to live in the neighborhood of Madison Ave. & Grand St. He became a mason in 1950 and joined the membership of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsworkers Local #2 & 6, retiring in 1992. In 1952 he joined the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War.
John was predeceased by his parents Anthony & Marie Mancini. He is survived by his sister Rita Gatta and a niece Mariella. John was close friends with the Lucarelli family.
Funeral services were held in Italy. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.