Louis G. Piancone, 90, of Gladstone, founded Italian food company, philanthropist

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Louis G. Piancone, 90, died on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at his home in Gladstone. He was born in Corato, Bari, Italy, on Jan. 1, 1929, immigrated to the United States in 1951, and became a U.S. citizen in 1957.

In 1955, he achieved his personal objective of owning and succeeding in his own business by opening a delicatessen in Bradley Beach. His desire for success led him to switch his focus after seeing a need for wholesale distribution of quality Italian food products. 

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