Fiore, Giovannina (Palatucci), 85, of Little Falls passed away peacefully after her battle with cancer on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Devoted wife of the late Michele S. Fiore (2004). Loving mother of Stanley Fiore, Pasquale Fiore, Louise Fawzi and Joann Nardelli. Cherished grandmother of Pasquale Fiore Jr, Katelynn Fiore, Alyse Smith, Michael Fiore, Laura Fawzi, Leah Fawzi, Antonio Nardelli and loving great grandmother to Cora Smith.
Born in Avellino, province of Montella, Italy, Giovannina and her brother Angelo sailed to America for a better life. She met her husband at church who had also come from Italy by boat. Her sewing skills got her work as a seamstress. Her love for gardening had everything she touched blooming and she loved sharing her fresh produce with friends and family. She was an avid walker around town, to the local parks and many friends and acquaintances just knew her. She also is a member of the Little Falls Golden Agers Club in Little Falls and enjoyed camaraderie there. Her skills in the kitchen earns her the best ever chef title from all lucky enough to have enjoyed her cooking. Her lasagna is Out Of This World amazing for every holiday and will be missed. Mom or Nonna as she is known will be missed by all her friends and family. She has a heart of gold...always there for everyone and put everyone first.
Due to Covid19 there will be limited viewing. The family requests masks be worn at all times due to compromised systems.
Private viewing at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls, NJ on August 10, 2020.
She will be joining her husband at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum at 52 Totowa Road, Totowa, NJ on August 10, 2020.