AMerican Veteran 11

Robert W. Giovacco

February 23, 1934 ~ January 3, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Robert Giovacco Obituary

Robert W. Giovacco, 88, of Clifton, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2023.   Born in Passaic, Mr. Giovacco resided in Clifton all of his life. Before his retirement, he was employed in advertising sales in New York City for many years. Previous employment was with his father’s business, Intercity Packing Co. in Passaic.

Mr. Giovacco was a graduate of Clifton High School where he played football and baseball. He continued playing football at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY until an injury ended his playing days. After transferring to Lehigh University, he graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Business.

Mr. Giovacco was an avid antique collector and had an interest in birds and cars.  During college, Mr. Giovacco was a member of ROTC and then served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army before his transfer to the U.S. Army Reserves.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife, MaryAnn (nee Walsh) Giovacco in 2011; and his parents, David and Marie (nee Volino) Giovacco.

Survivors include: four children, Lisa Giovacco and her husband, Alvaro Castillo, Denise Marchioni, Tricia Johnson and her husband, Patrick and Brian Giovacco and his wife, Christine; eight grandchildren, Gabriela Castillo, Charlotte and Ian Marchioni, Adrian, Ciara and Leila Johnson and Robert and Samantha Giovacco and two brothers, Dennis and David Giovacco.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2023 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 10:30 am at the funeral home followed by the interment at East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clifton.  Visit to leave condolences on the Tribute Wall section of the obituary.

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January 10, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

Funeral Service
January 11, 2023

10:30 AM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

January 11, 2023

11:30 AM
East Ridgelawn Cemetery
255 Main Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07014


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