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Giovanna De Lia

Giovanna De Lia

Tuesday, March 25th, 1930 - Saturday, October 5th, 2019
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Obituary

Giovanna De Lia, 89, of the Bronx, New York, passed away on October 5, 2019. She was born on March 25, 1930 in the Bronx, New York to Nicola Attalienti and Filomena Caldarola. Giovanna married Michael De Lia on December 27, 1948. She was a customer service support specialist for Michael C. Fina, Inc. from 1977-1990, as well as a homemaker.

Giovanna is survived by her children, Edward (Antonella) De Lia of White Plains, NY, Paul (Lucia) De Lia of Croton-on-Hudson, NY, and Adriana De Lia (companion Brad Morris) of Astoria, NY; grandchildren Michael, Giovanni, Sergio, and Francesca; and her sister Adele De Ruvo of Ruvo di Puglia, Italy. She is predeceased by her parents, her husband, and her sister, Margherita Attalienti.

Giovanna was a devoted wife and mother who loved her family dearly and never hesitated to make sacrifices for them. She was a world class cook and baker, and accomplished everything to the highest standard – in the kitchen, as a cub scout den leader, or at work - and with the utmost attention to detail, setting an example for her children. She even learned to use an iPad in her final years. Giovanna had a special devotion for Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, and was a lover of music who also introduced her children to the finer things in life, like opera and Italian culture, even though she only had an elementary school education.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Giovanna’s name to Catholic Charities USA, the American Heart Association, or the American Red Cross.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    McMahon, Lyon & Hartnett Funeral Home Inc.
    Address
    491 Mamaroneck Ave.
    White Plains, New York 10605
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  • Service

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
    Address
    92 South Lexington Ave
    White Plains, NY 10601
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  • Interment

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    Ferncliff Cemetery Association
    Address
    280-284 Secor Rd.
    HARTSDALE, NY 10530
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Joy Piscopo

Posted at 03:32pm
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. We pray that in this difficult time, the love of God shelters you and mend the pain as you move forward. She will be missed. With deepest sympathy and love - Joy and Ron Piscopo
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Grazia, Angela, Nino Cantatore & Family

Posted at 01:58pm
With loving memories of Gina De Lia - Our prayers and deepest sympathy from all of us.
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The Verde Family

Posted at 08:30am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Rich & Naomi Gagliano

Posted at 04:13pm
Dear Edward & Antonella, Please accept our deepest condolences for Mrs. DaLia.
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