James Joseph Giardina
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Loving father of Jennifer (Ian) Tumminia, Christina (Daniel) Bellon, Gina (Craig) Weiner, and Melissa (Andrew) Phelan; cherished Papa Jim to Henry, Sophia, Charlie, Lucy, Teddy, Anna, Mary, Jimmy, Tripp, and Bobby; beloved companion of Cindy Roth; dear former husband of Dorothy Pezold; dear brother of Linda (the late Tom) Mansfield; dear special uncle of Giuseppe Giardina; dear uncle, cousin, and friend to many.
Jim was the Owner and President of Community Care Centers, Inc. He took great pride in the relationships he had with his loyal employees and residents. He loved Rock & Roll, concerts, travel, and spending time at the Lake of the Ozarks and Blue Mountain Beach. He was a wine connoisseur and enjoyed many restaurants around St. Louis. He was loved and cherished by many as Dad, Papa Jim, Uncle Jim, Mr. G., JBB, a proud Berkeley Bulldog, Mayor, and just Jim to many.
Funeral Friday, May 25th, 9:30 am from Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Road, Kirkwood, to St. Clement Catholic Church for 10:00 am Mass. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorial contributions appreciated to St. Matthew the Apostle Catholic Church, 2715 N. Sarah St., St. Louis, MO 63113 or Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3519 N. 14th St., St. Louis, MO 63107. Visitation Thursday 4:00-8:00 pm.