Christopher Jannitto Obituary – Death: Lieutenant Christopher Jannitto, a member of Providence Fire Department has passed away. Lieutenant Christopher died last Friday after a valiant fight with cancer.
Lieutenant Christopher served the department for 30 years.
The members of the Special Signal Fire Association offer our deepest condolences to the family of Lt. Christopher Jannitto and to his brothers and sisters at the Providence Fire Department. R.I.P. Brother.
— Special Signal Fire Association (@PVDCanteen) October 2, 2021
He was described as fiercely loyal, tough, and witty. So much so, he earned the nickname ‘Trigger’.
Jannitto leaves behind his wife Megan and two daughters, Samantha and Niki.
“We would like to express our condolences to the members of the Providence Fire Department and the Jannitto family after the announcement of the line of duty death of Lieutenant Christopher Jannitto. Lieutenant Jannitto was one of Providences most beloved firefighters and is a fireman that will truly be missed on and off the job. Rest In Peace lieutenant.”
“Shield Photography would like to express it’s deepest condolences to the men and women of the Providence Fire Department, Engine Company 13 and the family of Lieutenant Christopher JANNITTO who passed in the Line of Duty today. Rest Easy Lieutenant.”
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Providence Firefighters Local-799 on the loss of their brother Lieutenant Christopher Jannitto. May he rest in peace.”