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Giovanna Jeana Degirolamo

January 8, 1917 - June 29, 2011


DeGirolamo, Giovanna (Jeana)
1917 – 2011

Jeana DeGirolamo 94, passed away peacefully at Mountain Lake Seniors Community on Wednesday, June 29th, 2011.

Jeana was born in Trail B.C. the oldest of 4 girls. She married John in 1936 and they made their home at Mountain Station in Nelson for 65 years before moving to Mountain Lake Seniors Community. Jeana was a master in the kitchen and took great pride in her flower garden and enjoyed playing cards even up to her last hours.

Jeana will be sadly missed by her loving family, daughter Geri, son Norm (Charlene), grandchildren Cameron, Christie, Michele (Trevor) and Murray and great grandsons Jordin and Riley, sisters Inez Parisotto and Serena Zanussi, brother-in-law George DeGirolamo, sister-in-laws Eda Orlando and Floria Cameron. She will also be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Other than her parents, Jeana was predeceased by her husband John of 71 years, in 2007, son-in-law Jerry McRobb and sister Rena Munger.

A celebration of her long life will be held on Friday, July 29 at 10:30 am at the Cathedral of Mary Immaculate, 813 Ward Street, Nelson, BC.

Inurnment to follow at the Nelson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Cremation has taken place and arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.

As an expression of sympathy, family & friends may make memorial donations to the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation,#3 View Street, Nelson, BC, V1L 2V1

On-line condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfs.ca

The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Mountain Lakes Senior Community where she resided for the last 5 years.


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From: Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff

Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Mary C. Witherspoon
Relation: friendof my parents

Thinking of your family at this time with the loss of your mom. My parents Hazel & Alvin McMaster thought your mom & dad were pretty special friends. We were so blessed to have had our parents for so long. My prayers are with you at this time.

From: Laura McEachern
Relation: friend of my parents

Our thoughts and prayers are with you on the loss of your mom. My parents, Edna and Les McEachern, treasured their long friendship with Jeana and John.

From: Bill & Bonnie Hamson
Relation: Family friends

Bonnie & I are so sorry to hear of Jeana’s passing. The lifelong friendship between our parents was someting very special and the many memories and good times we shared with them will never be forgotten.
Our deepest condolences on the the loss your Mom

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
July 29, 2011
Beginning at 10:30am

Cathedral of Mary Immaculate
813 Ward Street
Nelson, BC Canada V1L 1T4

813 Ward Street
Nelson, BC Canada V1L 1T4


Date & Time:
July 1, 2011
Beginning at 10:00am

Chapel of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.
613 Ward Street
Nelson, BC Canada V1L 1T2

Private Family Visitation

613 Ward Street
Nelson, BC Canada V1L 1T2

Memorial Gifts

Memorial Gifts may be sent directly to:

Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation

#3 View Street, Nelson, BC V1L 4M1


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