Dominick “Mickey” Giardina, age 91, of Orangeville Rd., W. Salem Twp., Greenville, passed away Wednesday morning, January 23, 2019.

He was born in Greenville on April 21, 1927 to Luigi and Lena (Disalvo) Giardina. Mickey was a graduate of St. Michael High School and served during WWII in the U.S. Marine Corp. He was employed for forty years as a Conductor with the Bessemer & Lake Erie Rail Road, retiring in 1987.

Mickey was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville, Knights of Columbus Fitzmartin Council #1446, where he was a past Grand Knight and 4th Degree, and the Greenville Italian Home Club, where he served as a past officer. On September 11, 1948 he married the former Angeline Tofani, she passed away on May 29, 2016.

Survivors include, four daughters, Christine Davis of Greenville, Shelly Dively of Greenville, Julie Kelly and her husband Ed of Mercer and Polly Giardina of Zelienople, five sons; Dan Giardina and his wife Debbie of Greenville, David Giardina and his wife Mary of Hermitage, Joe Giardina and his wife Cindy of New Castle, Mark Giardina and his wife Sheri of Greenville and Christopher Giardina and his wife Stacy of Lake Lynn, PA, thirty grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a daughter; Marie Webber and a sister; Carmella Orrick.



  1. Candy and Skeet Owens Candy and Skeet Owens
    January 24, 2019    

    So very sorry to hear of your Father’s passing. He was such a nice man, always had a smile and a joke for everyone. I have many fond memories of staying at your house, he always made me laughThe family has our deepest sympathy and prayers. Candy and Skeet Owens

  2. Joseph L. & Ann Marie Consiglio Fry Joseph L. & Ann Marie Consiglio Fry
    January 24, 2019    

    To the family of Mickey,
    I was saddened to hear the news that Mickey has passed away. Our Deepest Sympathies to the complete family at this time of sadness. May the beautiful memories that he shared with you be etched in your minds forever. Rest in Peace Mickey.

    Deepest Sympathies,
    Joseph L & Ann Marie (Consiglio) Fry

  3. Ellen Ellen
    January 24, 2019    

    I am so sorry for your loss! Such wonderful memories at the house on Rooney Street and the “New house”. It was like a second home to me growing up and there was always room for one more.

  4. Anonymous Anonymous
    January 24, 2019    

    Prayers be with you all..he was great man ..glad I got to know him for short period. Tracy lyons

  5. Betsy and Rick Zeigler Betsy and Rick Zeigler
    January 24, 2019    

    Quite the legacy your father/grandfather/great grandfather has …. memories that will last forever. Heartfelt condolences, Betsy and Rick Zeigler

  6. Ernie and Blessie La Scola Ernie and Blessie La Scola
    January 24, 2019    

    We are greatly saddened by the news of Mickey’s death. He was one of the free thinkers of his time. He didn’t shy away from doing what was right. He and Angie are remembered and their example of love of life and family will be passed on. He has left us with many memories and stories to share. We send our prayers to all the family. Know that you are loved.

  7. Anonymous Anonymous
    January 25, 2019    

    May thoughts and prayers with my cousins. I might be in Denver but my thoughts and great memories of my Greenville family has always been so strong.
    I love you all and those aren’t just words
    Joe Campana

  8. Yvonne & Eddie Healy Yvonne & Eddie Healy
    January 25, 2019    

    Our condolences to all the Giardina family. I didn’t get to meet Mickey but have heard nothing but good things about him. May he Rest In Peace and your hearts have comfort that he is in a better place.

  9. Ruth (DiDonato) Maggs Ruth (DiDonato) Maggs
    January 25, 2019    

    Dan and all the Giardina Family,

    My deepest sympathies in the loss of your father. As I read your father’s obituary, I felt comfort in thinking how The Italian Home Club and St. Mikes made us all family forever. My prayers re with you as you say good bye to his earthly presence and pray for your comfort in the days to com. In love and fellowship.

  10. John Leasure John Leasure
    January 25, 2019    

    My father and I always enjoyed working with him on the Bessemer railroad he was one of the best my father got to work with a lot and never went hungry or ran out of coffee Mickey was one of a kind may he Rest In Peace we hope he can get a card game going when he gets to heaven they will hear his laugh and see his smile he will not be forgotten John Leasure sr and John Leasure jr

  11. Dennis Walsh Dennis Walsh
    January 25, 2019    

    My condolences to the Giardina family on the loss of your father. I am the oldest of the Walsh siblings that lived close by on North High Street. There were lots of Giardina’s, Walshes, and Bendigs in that neighborhood. I graduated with David. Take care everyone.

    Dennis Walsh- Erie, Pa

  12. Doug and Shannon Weaver Doug and Shannon Weaver
    January 25, 2019    

    We wish you all love and comfort from Idaho. He was a funny uncle and I have lots of great memories.
    Love, Doug & Shannon Weaver and Family

  13. rao rao
    January 25, 2019    

    sorry to hear mark. rip, god bless

  14. Jim Straub Jim Straub
    January 25, 2019    

    God’s speed to Mickey’s family for your loss of a great guy who I remember well from
    our days at the Bessemer & LE Railroad. He was a friendly, very fine man!

  15. Anonymous Anonymous
    January 26, 2019    

    To ALL of the Giardina Family—-
    We send our love and heartfelt condolences.
    Surely Mickey is happier now that he is reunited with his beloved “Ang,” but for those left behind there is
    an enormous void. We, too, shall miss his jokes and laughter, his enjoyment of family get-togethers, and his insistence that Father Knows Best. Usually.
    Until we meet again, cousin! Joey & Emily

  16. Jim Grueser Jim Grueser
    January 28, 2019    

    Dear Dave and family,
    What moves through us is a silence, a quiet sadness, a longing for one more day, one more word, one more touch. We may not understand why you left this earth so soon, or why you left before we were ready to say good-bye, but little by little, we begin to remember not just that you died, but that you lived. And that your life gave us memories too beautiful to forget.

  17. Eric and Sue Rinella Eric and Sue Rinella
    January 28, 2019    

    Dan and Family, Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your Dad.

  18. Jeff and Colleen Hamilton Jeff and Colleen Hamilton
    January 28, 2019    

    To the Giardina Family
    We send our love and heartfelt condolences and prayers. Mickey was one of the nicest people Greenville has ever seen.
    May he Rest In Peace and your hearts have comfort that he is in a better place with his beloved Angeline.
    May God be with you Mickey . . .

  19. Greg & Mary Therese Hamilton and Family Greg & Mary Therese Hamilton and Family
    January 28, 2019    

    Prayers and Condolences.

  20. DanjeLLittle DanjeLLittle
    January 29, 2019    

    To Dan and family.
    I can remember hauling a large dump truck full of cut stone to the”” new house” for completing the exterior of it. Real nice man and person. I got to know Dan for many years through our businesses. I remember going horseback riding one nice summer day with Dan and one of his boys when my dogs harvested several groundhogs along the ride . Bless PA PA and your whole family during this sad time.

  21. Anonymous Anonymous
    January 29, 2019    

    Dan So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. we are in the south and just found out He will be in our prayers Mac and Mernee

  22. Corey Corey
    January 29, 2019    

    To the entire Giardina family…I was a good friend of Marie many years ago and have thought of her many times over the years since her untimely passing. Now she’s with both of her parents again. Please accept my deepest sympathy to all of you.

  23. Chrissy. Chrissy.
    January 29, 2019    

    My condolences. I will miss Mickey so much. He always had a smile and kind words everytime I would walk into work at the K OF C. Such a pleasure to b around.

  24. Sam Alexander Sam Alexander
    February 1, 2019    

    My sincere sympathy to the Giardina families. Mickey was such a fine man. God Bless

  25. Bunmi Bunmi
    February 1, 2019    

    I am very sorry for your loss. We are looking forward to a time when death will be no more according to Revelation 21:4 and be able to welcome back our dead loved ones to life. In the meantime, may God of all comfort be able to comfort your entire family during this difficult time.

  26. Bunmi Bunmi
    February 2, 2019    

    I am very sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere sympathy. We are looking forward to a time when death will be no more according to Revelation 21:4 and be able to welcome back our dead loved ones to life. In the meantime, may God of all comfort be able to comfort your entire family during this difficult time.

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