Age 57 passed away suddenly Sunday, June 12, 2011, while on vacation in North Carolina. Gino was born in Brooklyn NY to Italian Parents who moved the family back to Italy when Gino was 14 years old. He met his wife while working as a EMT for the U.S. Army and gave up his life in Italy to live with her in the United States. In 1991 he graduated from Samford University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He worked as an accountant for Rite Way Service. He is preceded in death by his father, Guido Smaniotto. He is survived by his wife of 27 years Mary Smaniotto; his mother, Laura Zannoni Smaniotto; his brother, Nadir Smaniotto; nieces, Eleonora and Roberta Smaniotto, Crystal Teer, and Heather Meeks; nephew, Christopher Cope. Funeral services will be Monday, June 20, at 7:00 P.M.; visitation will be held two hours prior to service. Father Paul Asih and Rev. Ted Blalock officiationg.