January 1936 - May 2016 Giannina Mooney passed away peacefully at home on May 21st, 2016. She was 80 years old. Giannina attended St. Rose Academy and Lone Mountain College in San Francisco. She married Frank C. Mooney of Oregon on 7 September 1957 at St. Dominic's Cathedral in San Francisco. They eventually settled in Orange County and became founding members of St. Angela Merici Church in Brea, where she was active in the church and school community. Until recently, she was an active volunteer at Brea Senior Center, organizing drivers for food deliveries to housebound seniors. She and Frank raised eleven children: David, Maryanne, Pamela, Paul, Adrienne, Kate, Christine, Laura, Patrick, Amber and Gavin. She is survived by 19 grandchildren: Danielle, Richard, Rachel, Theresa, Amanda (David); Jacob Dalleska (Maryanne); Declan Conroy (Pamela); Christopher and Lauren (Paul); Matthew Karyadi (Adrienne); Jordan, Kessler, and Hayden Mooney Gregonis, and Sophia Mooney McDermott (Christine); Jared, Devin and Colin (Patrick); Stella and Isaac Partner (Amber). She also has 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral mass at St. Angela Merici at 10 am on Wednesday, June 1st. In lieu of flowers, support Doctors without Borders-a favorite charity
Published by Los Angeles Times from May 25 to May 28, 2016.