Angelo GIOVANATTO

Preceded in death by his parents, Luigi and Ida Giovanatto and sister in law Corrine Giovanatto, Angelo entered into rest January 16, 2013. Angelo was born January 4, 1962 in Cloverdale where he remained until his death. He attended Cloverdale schools and graduated from Cloverdale High School in 1980. Angelo worked for Shamrock Materials (formerly Cloverdale Ready Mix) for over 30 years as a plant manager and concrete truck driver. He is survived by his children, Alissa and Thomas Giovanatto; his brothers Pierre (Sharon) Giovanatto, Emilio (Corrine) Giovanatto, Geraldo Giovanatto, and his sister Teresa (Gary) DeRosier. He also leaves behind his niece Dawn (Anthony) Michalek; nephew Dustin DeRosier and God-daughter and niece Alicia Giovanatto; many cousins and friends. Although divorced, Angelo remained good friends with Cassie and her family. Angelo adored his family and enjoyed spending time with them. Watching his childrens' sports events was one of his favorite pastimes and brought him joy and so much pride. Angelo enjoyed deep ocean fishing, hunting with his buddies, and day fishing outings with his children along with watching his nephew Dustin race. He was an avid Oakland A's, Miami Dolphins, and NASCAR fan. His passion was splitting wood with his brothers, wild mushroom hunting and Okie pit cooking. He had a green thumb and grew a garden every year and froze and canned his own vegetables. "Yes Angelo you did grow the biggest tomatoes last year." Angelo, you will be greatly missed by your children, family, and many friends. You can now rest in peace, free from pain. You will be forever in our hearts. Donations can be made to the Cloverdale Eagle Pride Booster Club in Angelo's name. A Visitation will be held this Saturday, January 26 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Asti from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. A Rosary will follow at 10:00 a.m. and a Funeral Mass will follow immediately. Interment will be at Olive Hill Cemetery in Geyserville. Arrangements by Fred Young Funeral Home, Cloverdale, 894-2540.

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Jan. 23 to Jan. 26, 2013