NORTH PORT, Fla. — James “Jamie” Giuliani, 48, of North Port, Fla., formerly of Granville, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019, with his loving family by his side, at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte, Fla., after a short, brave battle with cancer.
Jamie was born Oct. 18, 1970, in Spring Valley to Robert “Bert” and Cynthia (Deuth) Giuliani.
He graduated from Putnam County High School. Following graduation, he served four years in the U.S. Air Force at Grand Forks Air Force Base as security police. After leaving the service, he worked at Hennepin Steel Mill for several years. He then moved to Wisconsin and worked for his cousin, Dave Lipinski, in construction for many years until moving to Florida, where he continued to work in the construction business for 11 years until he became ill.
Jamie was an avid sports fan, especially to his favorite Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Cubs.
Jamie will be remembered for always having a smile and a heart of gold.
Survivors include his mother, Cynthia Giuliani of Granville; two brothers, Jeff (Angela) Giuliani of LaSalle and his brother and best friend, Jesse Giuliani of Florida; one sister, Joely (Brent) Lyon of Sheffield; one niece and three nephews; one great-niece and one great-nephew; aunts, uncles and cousins, as well as many friends in Florida and the Illinois Valley area. Jamie also leaves behind his beloved dog, Jo Jo.
Jamie was preceded in death by his father on Nov. 22, 2018; one aunt, Connie, in 1977; one great-nephew; and three cousins.
A Celebration of Life will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Clover Club in Mark.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Granville at a later date.
Contributions may be directed to his family.
The Dysart-Cofoid Funeral Chapel will be assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to his family at www.dcfunerals.com.