Patricia Elizabeth Giovanetti
AGE: 52 • Mantua
Patricia Giovanetti (nee Lattanzi), age 52 of Mantua, NJ formerly of Medford Twp., passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013. Born in Camden, NJ, she grew up in Lake Pine of Medford and had been a resident of Mantua for the last 23 years. Patti graduated from Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School Class of 1978 and earned her Bachelor's degree at Rhode Island College. She was a teacher at both Pittsgrove Middle School and Arthur P. Schalick High School for 27 years. Pattie was an avid reader, enjoyed shopping, going to the beach, and travelling with her family. She adored her children and there was never an event of theirs that she missed.
She is survived by her children, Zachary D. Giovanetti and Paige E. Giovanetti both of Mantua, her mother Agnes Brown Lattanzi of Haddonfield, her sister, Laurel McElroy and her husband Glenn of Canaan, NH, nephew David McElroy and niece Corinne McElroy. Patti was predeceased by father Pasquale Lattanzi.
Relatives and friends may visit with the family 7 to 9 PM Thursday, March 7 and 10 AM to 11 AM Friday, March 8 at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main St., Mantua, NJ where funeral services will be held at 11 AM. Interment will be in Haddonfield Baptist Church Cemetery, Haddonfield, NJ. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com