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William T. Giova

Published December 06,2018

Obituary's Biography:

William T. Giova, 92, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in Libertyville, IL.  He was born October 26, 1926 in Italy to Tony and Nina Giovacchini.  William was a World War II veteran having served with the US Navy from 1944 to 1946 aboard the USS Walter X. Young.  He was a member of St. Mary of Annunciation Church.  William is survived by his wife of 36 years, Mary Anne, his children William A. (Karen) Giova, Gene Anne (John) Speckman, and Kimberly Lobitz, his grandchildren Matthew, Lauren, Carolyn, Robert, Jarrett, and Jackson, his 3 great-grandchildren, and his sister Lee (Enzo) Berti.  He was preceded in death by his son Marc, his brother Al, and his parents.  A visitation is scheduled for Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 2:00pm until 6:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  A memorial mass is scheduled for Monday, December 10, 2018 at 10:00am at St. Mary of Annunciation 22333 W. Erhart Rd. Mundelein, IL.  Interment will be held privately.  Please no flowers, your presence and thoughts of our family, are gift enough.  For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

6 replies on “William T. Giova”

  1. Dear Mary Anne ,
    We are so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathy to the Giova family.

  2. Dear Mary Anne,

    So wonderful to have had 36 years with your husband Bill. I wish you and your family peace and comfort as you say good-bye to him. It’s sad to lose him after so many years but Heaven is better.and happier. He is the lucky one but we have to wait. It’s bittersweet but blessings to all of your family.

    Love you,

    Mary Horgan

  3. Oh, Mary Anne, Kurt and I are so Sorry! I know I would be lost without Kurt! Our thoughts are with you and your family! Wish I could be at the visitation but we have family coming that day to celebrate an early Xmas before they go out of town!

  4. Dear Mary Anne,
    I am so sorry about Bill’s passing. We are all here to support you through this tough time.
    Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
    Nancy J

  5. Dear MaryAnne,

    I am so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. I hope that support of friends and family can bring comfort at this very difficult time.
    With love,
    Carol Karas

  6. Dear Mary Anne,

    So very sorry to hear of Bill’s transition. Michael and I send love & prayers for your comfort and peace as you move through this difficult and challenging time. My heart is with you and your family.

    Much love,
    Mary Beth

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