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 Audrey J <I>Wilson</I> Giovannazzo

Audrey J Wilson Giovannazzo

Ohio, USA
Death 28 Oct 2012 (aged 88)
Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio, USA
Burial Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 100013281 · View Source
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Audrey J. Giovannazzo, 88, Loving Wife & Mother

On October 28, 2012, Audrey J. (nee Wilson) Giovannazzo, eighty-eight years old, peacefully went to be with God while surrounded by her loving family at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain.
Born and raised in Fitchville, Ohio, she graduated from New London High School in 1941, attended Oberlin School of Commerce in 1942 and was employed at Bendix in Elyria and The College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio, as a secretary.

Audrey married her beloved husband, Dominic J. Giovannazzo on November 27, 1948; they raised five children in Elyria, Ohio. Audrey and Dominic resided in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Cincinnati prior to retiring and returning to Elyria with their family. In addition to spending time with her family, she enjoyed reading, dancing, music and helping Dominic in the kitchen.

Audrey was a parishioner of St. Mary Church, Elyria, a member of the Altar and Rosary Society and a member of the Senior Women Fellowship, Elyria.

Audrey was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Thelma (nee: Hunter) Wilson; an infant baby girl; and a grandchild, infant baby boy.

Audrey J. Giovannazzo is survived by her husband of sixty-three years, Dominic J. Giovannazzo; children: John "Jack" (Mary Ann) Giovannazzo, Daniel (Roberta) Giovannazzo, Linda Laux, Mary Jo (Terry) Tonderys and David (Shawna) Giovannazzo; twelve grandchildren: Dominic, Frances "Francee", Vincent, Lauren, Brian, Elliot, Amanda, and Teddy Giovannazzo, Stephanie and Michael Laux, Julie (nee: Laux) Hornbeek, and John Tonderys; six great grand-children; and two sisters Madge Abahazi and Geraldine Child and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961 on Friday, November 2, 2012, from 3-7 pm with a rosary service at 3:00 pm. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home Saturday at 9:10 am.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012, 10:00 am, at St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Ave., Elyria, Rev. Charles T. Diedrick, Pastor, officiating with Fr. Albert Krupp, Fr. Nicholas R.A. Rachford, J.C.L. and Deacon Edgar Gonzalez con-celebrants. Christian burial services will be held at St. Mary Cemetery in Elyria. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035 or Elyria Catholic Endowment Fund, 725 Gulf Rd, Elyria, OH 44035.

Online condolences may be sent using, where Audrey's video tribute may be viewed on Friday.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100013281
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Audrey J Wilson Giovannazzo (5 Nov 1923–28 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100013281, citing Saint Mary Cemetery, Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by irish mom (contributor 47849866) .