Norma A. (Albano) Gioia
Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Sunday April 30th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Norma A. (Albano) Gioia, who passed on Wednesday, April 26th at her Revere residence following a long illness. Her funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Monday, May 1st at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 11:00 a.m.
Mrs. Gioia was born & raised in Boston’s North End and attended school in Boston schools. She & her family moved to Revere over 55 years ago from Boston’s North End. For over 30 years, she worked as a Supervisory Matron for Wonderland Dog Racetrack of Revere, retiring in 1996. Norma was the quintessential Mom, Grandmother & Great-Grandmother, always enjoying her time with her family and extended family. Her late husband Frank A. Gioia, Sr. died on March 12, 1989.
She is the cherished mother of Frank A. Gioia Jr. & Ann Hanslin, both of Revere, Anthony Gioia & his wife Dianne of Peabody, Mark T. Gioia of North Salem, New Hampshire. She is the devoted grandmother to Atty. Frank J. Gioia & his wife Cristen of Los Angeles, Ca. & Moultonboro, N. H., Tanya M. Johnson of Revere, John C. Johnson & his wife Donna of Lake Worth, Florida & Anthony P. Hanslin of San Diego, Calif. She is also the dear sister of Claire-Filippone of Revere & her husband Andrew A. & the late Rose Pisano, Marie C. Luongo & William R. Albano. Also lovingly survived by her five Great-Grand-Children; Briana, Destiny, Juliana, Jessica & Jeffrey & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. Daughter of the late Nicholas A. & Etta (Amato) Albano. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.