From Evening Sun
Hanover, Pa. 01/14/2015 — A Hamilton Township man was sentenced to three-and-a-half to 10 years in state prison for killing a man while driving under the influence in August 2013, said Miranda Blazek, Adams County assistant district attorney.
Jonathan Giannotto, 46, was taken into custody Jan. 12 following his sentence hearing in Adams County Court, Blazek said.
Giannotto struck the rear of a riding lawn mower with his pickup at 245 Forest Drive in Hamilton Township on Aug. 14, 2013. The mower’s operator, Charles Ankney, 55, of 245 Forest Drive, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim’s family indicated that no sentence could make up for the loss of Ankney, but they wanted the maximum sentence for Giannotto, Blazek …..MORE
NEW OXFORD Charles E. Ankney, Sr., 55, died Wednesday, August 14, 2013, in New Oxford. He was the husband of Cathy A. (Kreitz) Ankney, his wife of 32 years. Charles was born July 6, 1958, in Gettysburg, the son of Delores (Sipling) Becker of New Oxford and the late Wesley Ankney. Charles was employed by Hanover Foods, which was his second family. In addition to his wife and mother, Charles is survived by two sons, Charles E. Ankney, Jr. of Hanover and Dustin A. Ankney of Abbottstown; a daughter, Jessica A. Ankney of New Oxford; a brother; and four sisters. He was predeceased by his stepfather, Paul S. Becker, and a sister. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Feiser Funeral Home, Inc., 302 Lincolnway West, New Oxford. There will be no viewing. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray costs. Memories may be shared at www.feiserfuneralhome.com –