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Giovanni (John) Giovenco, Sr.

July 18, 1931 ~ June 8, 2018 (age 86)
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Giovanni (John) Giovenco, Sr.

Newark - John Giovenco, Sr. entered eternal rest on Friday, June 8, 2018, with his family by his side..

Family will greet friends at the Norman L. Waterman Funeral Home, Inc., 124 W. Miller St, Newark on Monday, June 11th from 5-8PM. On Tuesday, June 12, at 10AM please join the family for a service at White Haven Memorial Park, All Season Chapel, Fr. Jeffrey Tunnicliff officiating. Entombment in White Haven Memorial Park.

In memory of John, in lieu of flowers, please consider donations to American Heart Association, 25 Circle Street. Rochester, NY 14606.

John was born in Gibellina, Sicily, immigrating to America on March 24, 1962. John and his wife Nina owned and operated the LaVilla Pizzeria in Ontario, New York for over 15 years. John enjoyed spending time with his family, gardening, and watching wrestling on TV.

John will be remembered by his sons, John (Drusilla) Giovenco, Jr., Pietro (Sue) Giovenco; daughter, Caterina (David) Kabat; grandchildren, John and Derrick Kingston, Pietro and Danielle Giovenco, and Adriana Giovenco; several nieces and nephews.

John was predeceased by his loving wife, Antonina in 2003.

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Donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
25 Circle Street, Rochester NY 14607

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