Ann Giovannini

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Ann Giovannini, 69, of Plains Township, passed from this world on Monday, May 13, 2013, with her family and friends at her side.

Ann was born in Laflin, a daughter of the late Joseph and Olga (Mudzik) Phillips, and the devoted wife of the late Andrew M. Giovannini.

She was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School and Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, and was a Mercy Nurse at Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, for more than 40 years before retiring to spend more time with her children and grandchildren.

Ann enjoyed traveling the world with her family and friends. She selflessly devoted herself to her family and always put the comfort and happiness of her family and friends above her own. Ann volunteered her time and talent to the McAuley Clinic in Wilkes-Barre, where she volunteered as a nurse, giving care to those in need. She was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township, and the Red Hats.

Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew M. Giovannini, on March 31, 1982; brothers, Joseph and Thomas Phillips; sister, Patricia Ceprish.

Surviving are her daughter, Lisa Giovannini, Plains Township; son, Atty. Andrew Giovannini, and his wife, Marquita, Tiverton, R.I.; grandsons, Noah and Joshua; granddaughters, Madeline and Emilia; brothers, Ronald Phillips and his wife, Cecelia, Plains Township; Robert Phillips and his wife, Beverly, and David Phillips, all of Laflin; brother-in-law, Ted Giovannini and his wife, Lorraine, Plains Township; several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains Township. Family and friends are asked to go directly to church. Interment will be held in the parish cemetery, Plains Township. There will be no calling hours.

Memorial donations may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 480 Scott St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702; or to Medical Oncology Prescription Fund, 382 Pierce St., Kingston, PA 18704.

Arrangements provided by the Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Township. Online condolences may be made at
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Published in Times Leader on May 15, 2013