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Giovanni "John" Joseph Scanga

January 12, 1957 — January 29, 2024

Cold Spring

Giovanni (John) Joseph Scanga, of Cold Spring, died peacefully on January 29th 2024.

Born on January 12th, 1957 in Italy, he was the son of Rosario and Ada (De Cicco) Scanga. He graduated from Dodge Vocational High School in the Bronx in 1975.

Giovanni married the love of his life, Rosanna De Rose in Italy on October 4th 1986.  Together they raised three daughters.

His family was his greatest joy. He loved them more than anything.  He was an avid sports fan, enjoyed rock and roll music and all types of animals.

Giovanni is survived by his loving wife, Rosanna. He is survived by his children, Ada Catalano (Dean), Sabrina Frisenda (Granite), and Alessandra Scanga. Giovanni was a proud grandfather of four beautiful grandchildren, Matteo Catalano, Aurora Frisenda, Luca Catalano, and Joseph Hudson Frisenda. In addition, he is survived by his mother, Ada Scanga and sisters Antonella Scanga and Guilia Emerson (Donald).

He was predeceased by his father, Rosario Scanga.

Friends may call on Wednesday January 31, 2024 from 5-8pm at Clinton Funeral Home, 21 Parrott Street, Cold Spring.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday February 1,2024 at 10am at Our Lady of Loretto Church, 24 Fair Street, Cold Spring Interment will follow in Cold Spring Cemetery.  

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Mass

Thursday, February 1, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Our Lady of Loretto Church

24 Fair St, Cold Spring, NY 10516

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Burial

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Starts at 11:15 am (Eastern time)

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