MERIDEN - Evelyn Bongiovanni, 87, wife of the late Carmello Bongiovanni, died on Thursday, March 13, 2014 following a lengthy illness. Born in Charlotte, N.C. on Sept. 29, 1926, she was the daughter of the late William and Doris Gulledge.
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Evelyn had resided in Meriden for twenty-three years and was a member of the Meriden Senior Center.
She is survived by one son, Terry Bongiovanni and his wife, Eileen, of Meriden; five grandchildren, Nicole Grillo and her husband, Chris; Ty Bongiovanni and his wife, Andrea; Trey Bongiovanni and his wife, Kate; Phillip Bongiovanni and his wife, Gina; and Vincent Bongiovanni; four great-grandchildren, Mia, Alyssa, Jayden, and Nicholas Bongiovanni; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Carlton Bongiovanni.
A private funeral and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden on Thursday, March 20 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to Franciscan Home Care, 267 Finch Avenue, Meriden, CT 06451.
Because of Evelyn's love for the North Carolina beaches, everyone is asked to wear a beach hat. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.jferryfh.com.
John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
88 East Main Street
Meriden, CT 06450
Published in The Record-Journal on Mar. 16, 2014