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Joseph J. Giovanoni Sr.

July 26, 1926 ~ March 24, 2022 (age 95)


Joseph J. Giovanoni Sr., 95, a lifelong resident of West Bridgewater, passed away peacefully on March 24, 2022. Joseph worked at the West Bridgewater Post Office, retiring after 42 years as assistant postmaster. He loved reading history books and, in his youth, drove race cars and piloted small planes.

Joseph was the husband of the late Rita C. (Keane) Giovanoni; father of Joseph Giovanoni Jr. (and Amy) of Buzzards Bay, John Giovanoni (and Amelia) of Royalston, and Leo Giovanoni of West Bridgewater; grandfather of Michael Giovanoni, Michelle Ryll and her husband Sean, and the late Maria Giovanoni; great-grandfather of Calvin and Oliver Ryll; brother of Margaret Utka of West Bridgewater and Richard Giovanoni of South Carolina; and an uncle of many nieces and nephews.

All are welcome to visitation on Wed., March 30th from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton, his funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Ann Church and burial at Pine Hill Cemetery, both in West Bridgewater. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Care Dimensions Hospice House, 125 Winter St., Lincoln, MA 01773. 

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March 30, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main St.
Brockton, MA 02301

Funeral Mass
March 30, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Ann’s Church
103 Main St.
West Bridgewater, MA 02379

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