Diane M. Giovanni

Born: Thu., Feb. 24, 1944
Died: Thu., Sep. 19, 2019


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Sep. 27, 2019
Location: W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Sep. 28, 2019
Location: St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Catholic Church

Funeral Mass

12:00 PM Sat., Sep. 28, 2019
Location: St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Catholic Church

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Diane M. Giovanni, 75, of Waterville, passed away on September 19, 2019.  She was born on February 24, 1944 to Robert and Anna Byczynski in Toledo.  Diane graduated from Whitney Vocational High School and attended the University of Toledo.  She married her loving husband, James T. Giovanni on August 21, 1971.  She worked at Ohio Bell from 1963-1972 and Hickory Farms from 1992-2009.    
   Diane was a devoted member at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Church and their Funeral Choir and Mothers Club.  Diane was a kidney transplant recipient on February 12, 1990 and was active with the Kidney Foundation.  She played softball and bowled for Ohio Bell and was active with the Glee Club and Mixed Chorus at Whitney High School.  Diane was an avid sports fan, which included the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, Toledo Walleye and Mudhens, and Pittsburgh Steelers.   She also enjoyed watching golf, tennis and just about anything but basketball.  Most of all, Diane cherished the time she spent with her son and friends and her great dogs, especially Buddie.
   Diane was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James Giovanni.  She will be dearly missed by her son, Douglas (Robin) Giovanni; brother, Robert (Cathy) Byczynski; nieces, Amy (John) Mathais and Tara (Nicholas) Davis.
   Family and friends may visit on Friday from 2-8:00 p.m. at the W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home, 3838 Airport Hwy.  A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Church at 12:00 p.m., where friends may visit after 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.  Memorial tribute may be directed to the Kidney Foundation or St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Church.

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Linda Heintz
   Posted Thu September 26, 2019
Di was a great friend, roommate, etc. and will be missed!

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