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Giovanna Bongiovanni

January 19, 1940 - December 13, 2020

Loving Mother & Grandmother


Service Date: December 15, 2020

In Lieu of Flowers: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 300 Memphis, TN 38148

Obituaries » Giovanna Bongiovanni

Dateline: Sparta

Giovanna (nee-Butera) Bongiovanni passed away on Sunday December 13, 2020 at her home. She was 80.

She was born in Alcamo Sicily in Italy. Giovanna came to the United States in December 15, 1960 where she settled in Brooklyn. Giovanna moved to Parsippany in 1967 where she was a resident for many years.

Giovanna was a dedicated homemaker who spent most of her life taking care of her family and grandchildren.

She is pre-deceased by her late husband: Vito who passed away on 10/2/2008.

Survivors include her daughters: Maria Di Piazza and her husband Salvatore; Enza De Nicola and her husband Frank; her sisters: Vita Cangelosi and her husband Salvatore, Franca Dattolo and her husband Sal; and Domenica Dattolo and her husband Paul; her three grandchildren: Frank Joseph De Nicola, Vito De Nicola, and Luca De Nicola.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Liturgy of Christian burial 9:30am Tuesday December 15, 2020 at St. Christopher R.C. Church 1050 Littleton Road, Parsippany. Entombment: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Visitation will be on Monday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Par-Troy Funeral Home 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany (973) 887-3235. In lieu of flowers please make donations in her memory to , St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 300 Memphis, TN 38148.

Following current COVID-19 guidelines, masks and social distancing are required at the funeral service. The family acknowledges and understands that many are still uncomfortable to attend public gatherings and will be unable to attend the memorial in person. We ask that you keep the family in your thoughts and prayers during this time.