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Giordano - Mrs. Giordano Told About 4 Fire Deaths Mrs...
Mrs. Giordano Told About 4 Fire Deaths Mrs Jennie Giorda: fled from her home at 87 Jog Hill road, Trumbull." Thursday morning after she had been stabbed with a 16-inch kitchen knife by her berserk husband, Frank R. Giordano. 50, was told yesterday that Giordano sel fire to their house alter sni ran out, killing himself a h < their three daughters. Services lor 4 Today Services for Giordano and hi three children, Theresa, 8 Mary, 5, and Anne. 2'/2, wil lake place this morning at clock in Ihe Parente-Lauro ru neral home, 559 Washington avc ind at 9 o'clock in St j's church with a h i g of requiem. Burial will b Michael's cemetery, priest at St. Teresa' church said last night lhat rir; Giordano had been informed o Ihe tragedy yesterday in S ncent's hospital, where Willimantic Boy Dies In Stored Auto Blaze WILLIMANTIC (AP) .- A Ihree-and-a-half-year-old boy was discovered burned lo death Friday night in the front seal ol a car stored in a garage, behind s house, police saiu. The boy was identified as Jose ntonio Hernandez, son ot Mr. and Mrs. Alvarez Hernandez of Willimantic. Cause ol the fire, which damaged the wooden garage and gutted the car was dlately determined. imme- stop-daugh-ters. vith multi condition pie stab wounds. The priest said he did noi know who delivered the mes sage lo Mrs. Giordano. Not Exoected to Attend Sources close to the tragedy said tncy did ordano would be able to attend the multiple funeral of her husband and children. Trumbull police said Giorda- unfoundod jealousy when he arrived home early Thursday morning. Alter accusing h 1 5 wife of being unfaithful, police said, Giordano ran to the kit chen, grabbed the knife anc chased his wife around t h ( stabbing her many timet before she was able lo cscapi through the garage to a neigh Giordano then doused the house and two of the children, with kerosene and set ihem An autopsy in Bridgeport hospital on Thursday disclosed the children had died of asphyxi ation. No finding w-as issued or the cause of Giordano's death pending results of state labora- Giordano was scheduled stand trial in Superior Court next lucsday on charges that attempled to kill James Duv 44. of 31 Forrest road. Mom a service station operator wh he accused oi seeing his w Giordano stabbed Duvas with an pick and shot William Reeves Funeral Today In Southport II be conducted to day for William K. Reeves. 60, ol 155 Westway ro'.d, Fairfield, a partner in Ihe law firm of Pull- raoiey and Reeves, who died yesterday in hi. .pital where he had been a patient marc than a month. The services will take place :it 3 p.m. in Trinity Episcopal church, Southport, with the Rev. Francis X. Cheney, rector, officiating. Burial will be in Oak-lawn cemetery. Fairfield. Honorary Bearera Named Albert L. Coles, president ol Ihe Bridgeport Bar association, announced the following honorary bearers: Sieale Referees. Samuel Mel- Murphy and James Superior Court Judges Sidney A. Johnson., Otto LaMacchia, and Samuel J. Tedesco; Common Pleas Com t Judge Kenneth J. Zarrilli; Circuit t Judges Milton t. J. Kcin-and Milton J. Herman; Pro bate Judge John P. Flanagan: ivenile Court Judge Margaret Driscoll. Also, Mr. Coles. J. Kenneth Bradley. G. Whitney Biggs. Nnr- Parsells. Charles S. Brody, Isadore I.. Kntler, Sydney . Simons and Harold T. Pitt. Mr. Reeves, a leader ol Tri-ity church, was a former Town prosecutor in rairfleld. oi h< aftci Bridgcp" lim on Main street last Februa Police said Giordano had ; ■fixation" that his wife was un faithful lo him but added there e no grounds for lhat belief. t addition to his wile, Gior .o leaves three sons, Frank Giordano. Jr. and Ronald Giordano, both of Gainesville. and Vincent P. Giordano Bridgeport; three brothers,! Albert Giordano of New Jersey, les Giordano of Colchester Nicholas Giordano of Harl- foril. and two sisters. Mrs. Jcn- ie Riccio of Windsor and Mrs. Mary Sterpka of West Hartford. Mrs. Leonard A. Mayer NEWTOWN-Services for Mrs and had been civic organizations and Fairfield. A native of New London, Mr. Reeves attended elementary schools there and was graduated from Phillips Andover Academy. Andover, Mass. He received a hachelorol arts degree from Yale university and a law degree from Harvard Law school in 1932. He joined the law firm nf Pull-an and Comley in 1932, and became a partner in 1937. In 1952. the firm became known as Pull- Comley, Bradley and Reeves. Reeves was a former Irus-d vice president of the Southport Savings bank prior to crger with the People s Sav-Bank-Bridgcport. He was a member of the advisory commit- that bank.

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  1. The Bridgeport Telegram,
  2. 15 Apr 1967, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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