Jesse was born in New Canaan, CT. the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth Tiani.
Jesse J. Tiani, former owner of Jesse's Deli in Yorktown passed away on Oct. 4. He was 83.
Jesse served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a Sergeant in the 963rd Field Artillery Battalion, 43rd Infantry Division. He was a charter member of the Yorktown Elks Club, a member of the American Legion Post #136 of Mount Kisco, a firefighter for the New Canaan Fire Company No. 1, Mount Kisco Hook & Ladder Co., as well as, an honorary member of the Yorktown Heights Engine Co. No. 1.
He was predeceased by his brothers Harry, Anthony, Sabatini (Buddy), Mario, Daniel, and Sisters Anna and Sandra Tiani.
Tiani will be remembered by his smile, generosity and kindness.
Tiani was laid to rest on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Katonah-Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps: P.O. Box 43, Katonah, NY 10536 or Wounded Warrior Project: 370 7th Avenue, Suite 1802, New York, New York 1000.8881