Judith A. DiGiovanni, (NEE WEIS), age 70, died peacefully surrounded by her family on April 19, 2013 at Riddle Memorial Hospital, Media.
Mrs.DiGiovanni was born, raised, and educated in Belleville, IL. She graduated from St. Louis U. in 1964 with a BS and began a career as an operating room nurse. After marriage to Robert, they relocated to Pennsylvania to raise their family of 6 children.
She was an avid golfer and enjoyed the Ladies Golf Team at the Springhaven Country Club. Judith was a horse lover, riding, competing and breeding dressage horses as owner and operator of Broozknoll Ltd. She competed at Dressage at Devon and attended the Gold Cup Grand Prix Jumping. She was proud that her horse Genevieve competed in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia for the US Virgin Islands Equestrian Team.
She was the owner of Broozknoll Jewelry and a longtime member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Glen Mills.
She was a loving wife, mother, and doting grandmother who enjoyed time with her family and friends.
Judith is predeceased by her parents William and Marie Sprague Weis and her sister Diane Weis.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years Dr. Robert DiGiovanni, and her loving children: Tracey Coleman (Joseph), Peter, Mark (Trinity), Victoria Pizzo (Dominick), Michael and Katherine. Her siblings: Janet, William, Katherine, John, and James. Grandchildren: Brandon, Brian, Grace, Martina, Kelly, Christina, Sophia, Benjamin, and Braeden.
Visitation: Tuesday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday morning from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at Nolan - Fidale Funeral Home Ltd., 5980 Chichester Ave, Aston, PA.
Liturgy Service: Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Judith DiGiovanni's name to Riddle Healthcare Foundation-ED Expansion Project. 1068 West Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063
Condolences may be made by visiting www.nolanfidale.com.
Published in www.delcotimes.com on Apr. 21, 2013