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January 18, 2018

Louise Marie DiVirgillio Giovannelli – Perryopolis

obits_17_LouiseGiovannelli 2Louise Marie DiVirgillio Giovannelli, 94 of Perryopolis, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in the Havencrest Nursing Center, Monongahela, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Delmont, Pa., on May 14, 1923, daughter of Michael DiVirgilio and Edith Mitchell DiVirgilio. Louise was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Perryopolis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Giovannelli; daughter-in-law, Jayne Giovannelli; siblings, Henry DiVirgilio, Fred DiVirgilio, Albert DiVirgilio, Edmond DeVirgilio, James DiVirgilio and Loretta “Tootsie” DiVirgilio Gabor. Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Vincent Giovannelli and his wife, Marcia, and Raymond Giovannelli, all of Perryopolis; grandchildren, Lisa Giovannelli of Freedom, Pa., Angela Schweiger and her husband, Craig of Berlin, Md., Jess Giovannelli of Perryopolis, and Rachael Hoffman and her husband, Steve of Fayette City; great-grandchildren, Joshua Hoffman, Madison Hoffman and Zackary Tidabock; brothers, Russel DiVirgilio of West Mifflin and Dino DiVirgilio and his wife, Norma of Perryopolis. Louise’s family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at BLAIR-LOWTHER FUNERAL HOME, 305 Rear Independence St., Perryopolis, where Parting Prayers will be said at 10 a.m. Monday, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church with Father Anthony W. Ditto as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Church Cemetery, Perryopolis. A Rosary Service will be recited at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in the funeral home. Condolences are welcome online at