Giovanna Barbagallo, 89 of Kearny passed away on August 7, 2018.
Funeral is from the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny on Saturday at 9 AM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Stephen's Church in Kearny at 10 AM. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation is on Friday from 4-8 PM at the funeral home.
Born in Aci Castello Sicily, Italy, Giovanna lived in Brooklyn before moving to Kearny in 1956, and has been active in town ever since. She loved sewing, gardening, and especially cooking for her family and friends.
Giovanna was the beloved wife of the late Carmelo; loving mother of Maria A. Buhowski and her husband Stan, and Rosana Huhn and her husband Stan; dear grandmother of Kristen, Steven, Ashley and Jenna; and sister of Salvatore, Angela, Maria and Sarah. She was predeceased by her sisters-in-law Angie, Jenny and Catherine.