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Quiet church custodian honored for role in WWII combat

Thursday, April 5, 2012
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People around town knew Carl “Jimmy” Gimmelli as the quiet custodian and cemetery caretaker at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, and maybe they knew he served his country during World War II. But they probably didn’t know about the amount of fighting he saw in the Pacific Theater....

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