Peacefully at ARCH on Sunday July 22, 2018 with his family at his side.
Born in Piagge Italy on October 31, 1945, Joe came to Canada and married his loving wife Linda.
He will be remembered by his children Tina-Marie Vernelli (John), Robert Giovagnoli, Lisa Boulanger (Mike), Rhonda Barnes (Brent) and Ron Giovagnoli (Sherri).
Much loved Nonno of Alicia, Jeffrey, Melissa, Sara, Jonathan, Emily, Justice, Randi, Stephanie and Ryan. Great Nonno of Emma Lynn, Jessica and Jayden.
Predeceased by his parents Aldo and Annunziata (nee Priori) Giovagnoli. Beloved brother of Anna Giulietti (late Alcide), Giorgio (Rose) and the late Celestino.
Sadly missed brother-in-law of Karen Findlay (Jim), the late Donald Palaro (late Diane) and Darlene Gray (Vince). He will be missed by his numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Bayshore nursing, Dr. Roussouli, Dr. Booth, Paula Greco, the Sault Area Hospital Cancer Clinic staff, the volunteers and staff at ARCH and all our family and friends for the support given to our family at this time.
Family and friends are invited to O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre (215 St. James St.) on Thursday July 26, 2018 from 11:30am until time of service in the chapel at 2:00pm with Father Paul Conway officiating.
Donations in Joe’s memory may be made to ARCH or Tracy’s Dream and would be appreciated by the family.