Giovanni Tommasi, 81, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, January 6, 2020. He was born, October 30, 1938 in Sicily, Italy, a son of the late Emanuele and Rosa Tommasi. Giovanni worked in the textiles manufacturing industry and was a member of St. Agnes Parish. He enjoyed gardening, cooking and watching Italian soccer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 55 years, Rosa Tommasi. He is survived by his son, Elio Tommasi and his wife, Dawn; daughter, Rosa DeFeo and her husband, James; grandchildren, Gabby (Matt), Sabrina, Giovanni, James, Elaina and Elio; sisters, Lina Bonesio, Gina Tommasi, Giovanna Tommasi; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon with Msgr. Paul Fitzmaurice officiating. Interment to follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Irwin, PA. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published January 07, 2020.