Eva Bach Gioia, 98, of Elizabeth Township, died Sunday, April 21, 2018. She was born September 16, 1919 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Christopher Bach and the late Blanche Atwell Bach Sillman. She was the wife of the late Anthony Gioia who died January 21, 2013. Eva was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Christy Park and was a former Nurse's Aid at McKeesport Hospital. She is survived by her son, Anthony B. Gioia of Milford, Michigan, daughters, Cathy L. Gioia Beadling of Liberty Borough and Eva M. Gioia (Bill) Krause of West Newton, grandchildren, Christopher Gioia, Donald R. (Sharon) Beadling, Robert D. (Deanna) Beadling, Stacy M. (Jeff) Fuller, William A. (Tiffany) Krause and Angela M. Hodge, great-grandchildren, Gage Fuller, Makenzie Shipley, Sabrina Hodge, Madison Hodge, Camdyn Krause and Starr Conlan, great-great-grandson, Camber Maxwell, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, Anthony C. Gioia, brothers , Christopher and Tyrance Bach and sister, Sarah Bach Vaganka. Friends are welcome Tuesday, April 24 from 6-8 pm and Wednesday, April 25 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth township (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Patrick Parish on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 10 am with The Rev. Thomas Galvin, officiating. Interment will follow in Round Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published April 23, 2018.