Nicholas Joseph Scianna

Jan 31, 2013

Vietnam Veteran

WAYNESVILLE — Mr. Nicholas Joseph Scianna, 64, of Waynesville, passed away Jan. 31, 2013, at The Homestead. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, to the late Joseph and Mary Albergo Scianna. He served our country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, and worked as an insurance agent and a financial planner for Prudential.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Kathryn Scianna, of Waynesville; sons, Thomas, and his wife, Tracey Scianna, and their daughter, Marisa of Clyde, Christopher, and his wife, Denise Scianna, and their daughter, Faith, of Mt. Dora, Florida; a sister, Anita, and her husband, Domenick Arcuri, of E. Meadow, New York; a brother, Joseph, and his wife, Debra Scianna of Massachusetts.

A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in his memory at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at Garrett Hillcrest Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Garrett Funerals and Cremations is honored to be caring for the Scianna family. Visit