John Giovenco, Sr., 86, 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 11) from 5 to 8 p.m. On Tuesday (June 12) at 10 a.m. 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.
John was born the son of the late Pietro and Caterina (Felitto) Giovenco on Saturday (July 18, 1931) in Gibellina, Sicily, On March 24, 1962 he emigrated to America, becoming the 1st generation to do so. He lived in New Jersey until 1982, then moved to New York. John and his wife Nina owned and operated the LeVilla 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.