Tuesday, July 26, 2011

I Married A Mobster: Joey Scarpa, Linda Schiro’s Son



Joey Scarpa was the beloved son of Linda Schiro and Greg Scarpa Sr. and sister of Linda Scarpa.  He was murdered a few months after his father died of AIDS in prison. Joey was reportedly killed by a friend, Vincent Rizzuto, over a drug deal.  His death was tragic and devastating to both his mother and sister.  Her story is being featured tomorrow night on Investigation Discovery at 10:30 PM ET.

Joey, like his older brother Greg Jr.,  looked up to and respected his father.  But, Joey was also a rebellious teenager and often didn’t agreed with the things his father asked of him. Joey’s best friend was Patrick Porco. The two boys grew up together, almost like brothers. Patrick spent a lot of time at the Scarpa home.   Both Joey and Patrick starting selling drugs on the street, mainly marijuana and cocaine. Actually it was quite a bit of cocaine. Linda and Greg both worried about Joey’s safety, he was only 17 at the time. Joey and Patrick got into a dispute with a dealer from another crime family, Domenick Masseria, and ended the argument with the alleged killing of Masseria. Greg was very worried for his son’s safety and sent him away, while he tried to negotiate with the other family to save Joey and Patrick’s lives.

According to a 2005 affidavit, sworn to by Sandra Harmon, author of Mafia Son, Linda told her that Greg got a call from FBI agent DeVecchio, telling him that Patrick was going to snitch on Joey about Masseria's murder. Greg Sr's focus was on killing Patrick to protect his son.  He needed Joey to help him with his plan.   Joey never believed his friend would rat on him and protested. However, in the end, at his father's insistence, he went along with his father’s orders. But, the guy who was ordered to whack Patrick had car trouble that day and Greg told Joey he had to go do the job himself. Joey went with his friend John, to take care of Patrick, but when he came home he was inconsolable and sick with grief. Greg wanted Joey to attend Patrick’s funeral, but Joey was too upset to go.

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For the entire affivadit of Susan Harmon: http://www.mafiason.com/AFFADAVIT.pdf

2 comments:

Lindsamaria Scarpa said...

Here's my response to all the nonsense,time to have my voice heard..Ya see, I'm tired of the fakes so I'm here to set the record straight. I'm saying she's phoney and he's fake, that's the type of people i hate! OHH wait, wait hold up, lemme slow it down,i don't think yall were ready, so lemme bring it back, See yall think your famous but your pretty much nameless. Drita D'avanzo had a guy who robbed banks haha and she thinks he made, Dri he was busy wearing a ski mask robbing for a better image,Lee aint with thee cause he's busy bending over in his 2 by, whoopsie did i go too far? Or should i continue by saying the bad mother you are,just kidding that's far too harsh,but blasting him on on t.v like he won a Grammy, no one knows him or the woman you claim to be, but heyy this ain't really too much about you, This is to all the "MOBWIVES", who think who the fuck they are. I'm here to tell ya that yall aint stars, especially the ones who been keeping their mouths open like you might as well suck a dick chick, this here's for Lil Linda, the Daddy's lil girl , Bitch you make me hurl, while you twirl your hair sitting thinking your a princess I'm sitting on my laptop ready to rip that fucken crown off. The Grim Reaper you see that was my grandfather, Papa Greg to me. He may have been a nice man but i couldn't tell ya cause i only see him on the biography. Where,where the fuck have you been Miss. Aunt Lin?I been moved to jersey when i was about 4, i remember cause it was the last time i seen MY father walk out the door.You see the life you talk about makes me wanna choke you out, cause the good father you speak about only seeked out for himself. When his only 2 sons are one in jail for life and one dead after him,and this is the life you lead,led I'm sorry I'm just jumping ahead,speaking of head do you remember why your brother is DEAD? He was shot in the head by over 25 men,How do you sleep in your bed, and when the fuck did you get the floor the only MOB WIFE I know is MY MOTHER nd YOURS. Wars coulda started if they were here to see, funnie you told me my dad rolls in his grave because of me,but if he rolls for me his casket must be in another planet,Looking at you damn your a fool,cool now you heard me tweak now lemme give you a lil history,Joey Scarpa, MY FATHER,bought us a house where he stacked his money, up on the kitchen counter,he read me stories,and my mother would scream you are her world don't you see,seen he did when YOUR father forced him to be,in the life along with his brother, ohh yeaa everyone forgot him,Lil Greg Scarpa he took the lead.Greed is a sin which you'll pay for im sure, like Papa Greg did when he chuckled in awe, CLICK,CLICK,BLOWWW, Daddy's brains all around,they left him to die,but remained was the twinkle in his eye,Chunky Baby,he called me,god damn i was only fucken 3!

Anonymous said...

I feel for you Lindamarie. We all suffered a great loss because of your grandfather. I lost my brother Patrick who didn't even have a chance to know his nieces or nephews or to even start a family of his own. There are sooo many fictions to the so called facts that are written about the relationship between my brother and your father. Were they friends, yes. Were they childhood from that grew up together, no. They knew each other from the neighborhood. Was my brothers murder a result of a rival drug dealers murder...absolutely not. That decent young man Dominic Masserria murdered on the steps of Guadalupe church on that halloween night was no drug dealer. He was a random boy in the wrong place at the wrong time. Its so sad how people are mis informed. Your father was a young kid when I met him just barely 16. He was shy to the extent with a beautiful smile. Unfortanitely your grandfather turned him into the man he became. All and all that does not take away the wonderful father and husband he was to you and your mother. The reputation, the clout, the streets and the Scarpa name is what ruined him and your family. Go forward in life and make him proud of the beautiful woman your mother raised you to be.
Sincerely
Lori Porco