Mazara del Vallo is in mourning for the sudden death of Antonino Giacalone, 33, deputy head of the Coast Guard, serving on the island of Ponza.
Nino, as he was called, by those who knew him was struck by a brain aneurysm.
The funeral will be held today, 8 August 2022, at the Cathedral Basilica of Mazara del Vallo.
The sub-boss Giacalone is remembered in these hours on social media by many people, as a “polite and respectful” boy, a “good giant” much appreciated by his work colleagues.
“I had the pleasure of meeting you in person, you were my son’s class and work colleague. My son described you as a gentle giant. I am immensely sorry ”. “Hello good giant … it was a real honor to have worked, lived and had fun with you … now sail the skies”. “Antonino you were a wonderful person, have a good trip dear good giant! Leave us all a wonderful memory, always smiling and in a good mood ”. “Rest in peace dearest Nino (the good giant), as my son Andrea, your friend and colleague, called you. We had the pleasure of meeting you at the VFP4 oath in San Vito Taranto “.
And among the many messages of condolence, also that of the colleagues of the Coast Guard who “express their closeness to the family of Deputy Chief Antonino Giacalone, in service at the Ponza Maritime District Office”.
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