I just went there the Friday before last. This is sad!http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news%2Flocal&id=8323177
PHILADELPHIA - August 24, 2011 (WPVI) -- The owner of the landmark South Philadelphia cheesesteak stand who once told customers to order in English has died.
Remembering Geno's Steaks owner Joey Vento
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Family members confirm to Action News that 71-year-old Geno's Steaks owner Joey Vento has died of a massive heart attack on the way to the hospital.
His family said Vento had recently undergone successful surgery for colon/rectal cancer after being diagnosed last year and was continuing to come to work just about every day at 4:00 a.m.
This made the news of his death shocking to his family and his staff...