Plaistow, NH — Joseph A. Gani, age 87, of Plaistow, passed away on Monday, October 7, 2013, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill, with his entire family by his side.
He was born on February 28, 1926, in Cairo, Egypt, the son of the late Adolph and Suzanne (Gabbay) Gani. He was raised and educated in both Egypt and France.
Joseph worked for Sheraton Worldwide Corporation in Boston as Vice President of Purchasing. He was responsible for overseeing the building of hotels for Sheraton all over the world.
He enjoyed travelling internationally and spoke nine languages. Joseph was a skilled skeet shooter who enjoyed collecting coins and stamps. He also enjoyed photography.
Joseph is survived by his wife, Lola M. (Wennerberg) Gani of Plaistow, NH; his son, Grant P. Gani of Plaistow, NH; daughters, Norma Granville and husband, Douglas, of Southboro, MA, Patricia Gani of Newton, MA, Manuela Gani and husband, Robert Krawitz, of Chestnut Hill, MA and Pamela S. Gani of Derry, NH. Grandchildren, Joshua M. and Jared C. Rizzotti, Gabriellah I. Gani-Leo, Jessica Granville, Julia, David and Adam Cohen also survive him.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and family are invited to call on Sunday, October 13, 2013, from 1:15 – 3:15 PM at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main Street, (Route 121A), Plaistow, NH 03865. Funeral Services will follow the visiting at the funeral home at 3:30 PM.
Following the services, all those in attendance are invited to join the family at 5:00 PM at the Atkinson Resort and Country Club, 85 Country Club Drive, Atkinson, NH 03811.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to: Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215.