Obituary of Richard Alfred Giordano
Richard Alfred Giordano, 86, of Fairmont, WV passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2023, surrounded by his family at the Genesis Healthcare Tygart Center in Fairmont. Richard was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 3, 1936, the son of the late Joseph Giordano and Clara (DiMuzio) Leirheimer. He is survived by his wife of 55 years of marriage Margaret Giordano. He is also survived by two daughters; Lisa Giordano, Dawn Giordano Grisell and her husband Eric of Corbin, KY, one sister; Olga Pizzola of Valley Stream, NY, four grandchildren; Alexa Wanstreet and her husband Corey of Fairmont, WV, Erika Grisell of Chicago, IL, Evan Grisell of Corbin, KY, Kara Grisell of Corbin, KY, three great grandchildren; Elijah Wanstreet, Ezra Wanstreet, Gabriel Wanstreet, and one nephew; Richard Murdison and his wife Diane of Valley Stream, NY. Richard was a retired Food Salesman for Penn-Mac and a previous restaurant owner. He served in the United States Air Force and re-enlisted later in the United States Navy. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, traveling, visiting Hilton Head, and eating out with his friends and family. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to The Saint Jude Place in Memphis, TN 38105. Friends will be received at the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont, WV on Sunday, February 5, 2023, from 11 AM – 1 PM. The funeral service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Sunday at 1 PM with Reverend Stanley Merrifield presiding. The interment will follow at the Cunningham Memorial Gardens in Burton, WV. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com. The Giordano family has entrusted the care and arrangements to the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, Fairmont, WV.