JOHN GILETTO was born in Camden, New Jersey in 1933 to Michel and Agnes Giletto. He was one of nine children. The Giletto family lived for many years at 609 South 4th Street, near the corner of South 4th Street and Royden Streets. After serving in the United States Army, he was appointed to the Camden Police Department in 1960. He was promoted to Sergeant in February of 1967 and by December of 1971 had reached the rank of Lieutenant. He was then in charge of the Camden Police Department's Juvenile Division. He had previously served as member of the Camden Police Department's K-9 Unit, partnering with police dog Thunder.
After retiring from the Camden Police Department he went to work as an investigator for the Camden County Prosecutor's Office, retiring as a detective sergeant.
John E. Giletto married Diane Panarello and they had six children. The Giletto's lived at 203 North 41st Street in East Camden during the 1960s. John E. Giletto was last a resident of Bellmawr, New Jersey. He passed away at the age of 78 on February 23, 2012, survived by his wife, children and five grandchildren, a brother, a sister, and many nieces and nephews, as well as friends in the law enforcement community.
|Camden Courier-Post - December 22, 1971|
D. Malandra - John
Giletto - Harold
Pike - Thomas DiBiaso - Thomas Grieff
John R. Evans Leather Company - Cooper Hospital - North 2nd Street - Erie Street
|Camden Courier-Post - February 24, 2012|
John E. Giletto
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