Giovanni Marotta, 83 of Schenectady, passed peacefully at his home on Tuesday, March 5, 2019,
surrounded by his loving family. Giovanni was born in Castel Campagnano Italy to the late Pasquale and
Maria Assunta Vitelli Marotta.
He has lived in Schenectady for 50 years and was employed at General Electric for 24 years before
retiring in 1994.
Being a man of faith, Giovanni was a longtime member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church.
In addition to his parents, Giovanni was also predeceased by his beloved wife Arcangela Marotta, who
passed in 2015, and his sister Guiseppina Iacubbucci.
He is survived by his children, Maria (Michael) Greco of Niskayuna, Josephine (Pat) Odorizzi of Glenville
and Florina (David) Leffingwell of Delanson, his brother, Ernesto Marotta of Castel Campagnano Italy, and was a devoted grandfather to 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, 1605 Helderberg Ave., followed at 11 am by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church, 1255 Pleasant St.
Entombment will be at Schenectady Memorial Park Cemetery 566 Giffords Church Rd, Schenectady, NY 12306.