Ann DiGiovanni
Spear-Miller Funeral Home
39 South Benson Road
Fairfield, CT
DiGiovanni, Ann R.
Ann R. DiGiovanni, age 86 of Fairfield beloved wife of 64 years of Walter A. DiGiovanni passed away peacefully Thursday November 14, 2013 at St. Vincent's Medical Center. Born in Arlington, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Daniel and Ann Walker, she had been a Fairfield resident for 53 years. Prior to raising her family she worked as a switchboard operator for the D.M. Read Company in Bridgeport. A devout Catholic, she was a parishioner for many years at St. Raphael's Church and most recently at St. Margaret's Shrine. Above all else, Ann delighted in the time she spent with her family. Survivors include three beloved children Linda A. Gabriele of Fairfield., Rev. Msgr. Stephen M. DiGiovanni of Stamford and Ellen A. DiGiovanni of Heathrow, Fl; two grandchildren Lauren A. Gabriele and her husband Stephen Diforio of New York City and Raymond A. Gabriele of Houston, TX; a brother Daniel R. Walker, Jr. of Stuart, Fl and several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by a brother John Walker and son in law Dr. Raymond M. Gabriele. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday November 16, 2013 at 10:00AM meeting directly at St. Margaret's Shrine, 2523 Park Ave., Bridgeport with the Rev. Msgr. Stephen M. DiGiovanni officiating. Interment will follow in Lawncroft Cemetery, Fairfield. The family requests in lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Ann may be made to Malta House 5 Prowitt St. Norwalk, Ct. 06855. For information or to sign an online guest register please visit

Published by Connecticut Post & Stamford Advocate on Nov. 15, 2013.
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Dear Monsignor,
Your mother is in our family prayers. May perpetual light shine upon her.
Leon & Nancy Grimm
November 19, 2013
Dear Linda, Stephen, Ellie and Mr. DiGiovanni,
So sorry for your loss. I was your neighbor growing up.
Judy Stahura deArmas
November 18, 2013
Msgr. DiGiovanni & Family,
Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of your dear mother. Praying that God will ease your sorrow and grant you peace at this very sad time.
Anthony & Josepine Marena
November 18, 2013
To the DiGiovanni Family, may your faith and your memories warm your hearts as you go through this very difficult time.
Aurelia Kelley Wheeler
November 17, 2013
We send our prayers and deepest sympathy to the DiGiovanni family. As the mom of a clergy, Ann DiGiovanni must have been received very affectionately at the gate of heaven by Our Lady, the Queen of Clergy.
Joseph & Agnes Kung
November 15, 2013
Monsignor DiGiovanni and family, I am saddened on hearing of the loss of your mother. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Frank Pugliese
Frank Pugliese
November 15, 2013
My deepest sympathy
roger n taranto
November 15, 2013
November 15, 2013
I don't have the words to say how saddened I am by Annie's passing. She was a big part of my life and I looked forward to our time together every Friday. I will miss thoughts are with you all. she will always be part of my fondest memories
Jo Virag
November 15, 2013
Dear Linda, Stephen, Ellie and Mr. DiGiovanni,
I have fond memories of your mom growing up. She was always so nice.
I am sorry for your loss.
Emmy Pulito(Leventakos)
Emmy Leventakos
November 15, 2013
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
November 15, 2013
We send our prayers and condolences to Monsignor DiGiovanni, Mr. Walter DiGiovanni and the DiGiovanni family.
With our deepest sympathy,
Marion Morris and Family
Marion Morris
November 14, 2013
Offering our deepest condolences during this time.
The Staff of Spear-Miller Funeral Home
November 15, 2013
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