Allegany – Gennaro L. "Gino" Maiello
Gennaro L. "Gino" Maiello, of 74 North 3rd Street, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at his home following an illness.
Gino was born on Dec. 27, 1950 in the Bronx, NY and was a son of Anthony and Concetta Bruno Maiello. On March 31, 2014, in Olean, NY, he married his wife, Elizabeth J. Connolly, who survives.
Gino was a graduate of Christopher Columbus High School in the Bronx. He served in the US Navy from January 20, 1969 to December 8, 1972. Gino worked as a Mail Carrier, Postmaster, and Postal Security in the US Post Office in the Bronx for about 11 years. He moved to Allegany in 2002.
Gino was a member of AA for the past 13 years, and he was a member of the Allegany American Legion Charles Harbel Post #892. He was proud of his Italian Heritage and being a US Veteran. Gino loved to make people laugh and he had a big heart. He enjoyed his gun collection and target practice once in a while, but he truly enjoyed being a loving husband.
Along with his loving wife, Gino is survived by; 3 daughters, Danielle M. Maiello of the Bronx, NY, Christina Maiello-Verardi of Staten Island, NY, and Jeanine Maiello of New Jersey; a step-child, Robert George Elwell of Henderson, NV; and 4 grandchildren.
Gino was predeceased by his parents.
Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc.,646 East State Street, Olean. Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Allegany American Legion, Charles Harbel Post #892 Ritual Team, 4350 State Route 417, Allegany, New York 14706 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.
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