Passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Luigi. Cherished mother of Paul (Karen Parrington) and Julie Favaro (Vic). Proud Nonna of Alyssa Elder (Glen), Jordan Favaro (Danielle), Kira Berry (Kyle) and Aaron Favaro (Jaclyn). Sister of the late Frank Battocchio (Silvana) and family. Aunt of Fabio Mucin (Alva) of Bramalea. Giovanna is survived by her sister Agnese and nieces and nephews all of Italy. Friends may visit at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington Street East 705-759-2522) on Friday, September 15, 2017 from 10 am until 12 pm. Funeral Mass to be celebrated from St. Gregory’s at 1 pm. Rev. Eric Pannike officiating. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the SAH Foundation or charity of your choice would be appreciated.