Bernice Gioia

  • "Dear Gioia Family, So sorry to hear of the loss of Bernice...."
    - Mike Calnan
  • "Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of..."
    - Jerry and Sis Reitz
  • "To Tony & family, Bernice was a women who shared her smile..."
    - Anne Kitchin
  • "To the Entire Gioia Family, Your wife and mother was a..."
    - Mark Vinisko
  • "Tony, My thoughts are with you. So sorry for your loss. ..."

GIOIA, BERNICE Bernice Gioia of Torrington, CT passed away Tuesday, March 25, at her home. She was the wife of Anthony Gioia Sr. Bernice was born in Torrington, CT on August 11, 1934, and was raised by her grandmother, Mary Amicone. She was employed by Torrington Manufacturing Co. and later as a para-professional at South East School and was Founder and Director of Torrington Teen Center for 30 years, mentoring many children over the years. She was President and Treasurer of the Home School Association at Saint Peter School and was a past President of Torrington Babe Ruth. In addition to her husband, she leaves five children and their families: Anthony Gioia Jr. and wife Paula of Torrington and their children Alex and Brad; Paul Gioia and wife Kim of New Fairfield and their children Nick, Sam, Ben, and Dan; David Gioia of Daytona Beach, FL and children Michael, Jacob, and John; Nancy Claire and husband Edward of Litchfield and children Adam and Mary; and Jodie Gioia of Sacramento, CA. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 29 at 11:00 a.m. at Phalen Funeral Home, 285 Migeon Ave, Torrington, to Saint Peter Church for a Mass at noon. Friends may call Friday 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions can be made to Visiting Nurse Services, 65 Commercial Blvd., Torrington, CT 06790.
Funeral Home
Phalen Funeral Home
285 Migeon Avenue Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 489-9600
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Published in registercitizen on Mar. 27, 2014