John Nardi

Birth Name:
Giovanni Narcchione
Birth Date:
January 21, 1916
Birth Place:
Cleveland, Ohio
Death Date:
May 17, 1977
Place of Death:
Outside of Teamsters Joint Council Local 41, East 22nd Street, Cleveland, Ohio
Cause of Death:
Car bombing from a mob hit
Cemetery Name:
Knollwood Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Crime and their Victims
A high level member of the Cleveland crime family who was involved in labor racketeering, drug trafficking and extortion in Cleveland, Ohio. Upon the death of mob boss John Scalish, the Five Families' decision to appoint James Licavoli as boss of the family and the latter's attempts to confiscate Nardi's rackets leads the Nardi crew to fully align themselves with Danny Greene. After two unsuccessful attempts on his life, Fat Tony Salerno hired hit man Ray Ferritto who killed Nardi with a bomb planted in his car.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Knollwood Cemetery

1678 SOM Center Road

Mayfield Heights, Ohio, 44124


North America


Cemetery map of the mausoleum at Knollwood Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio.

Grave Location:

Mausoleum, North Wing, Chapel Floor, Crypt 964

Grave Location Description

From the main entrance, take the second hallway on the right and walk towards the end and look to your right at eye level.

Grave Location GPS

41.51454497, -81.44415161

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