Obituary of Giovanni F. Mioli
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WESTPORT, CONN Giovanni "John" Francesco Mioli, 90, of Westport, CT, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 18, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Giovanni is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years, Concetta "Tina" of Westport, CT; his daughter Venerina (Rina) Greco and husband Thomas of Guilderland, NY, his daughter Alicia Mioli and husband Joseph Mulay of Hoboken, NJ; his two grandchildren, Louis Greco of Guilderland, NY and Victoria Greco and husband Justin Valente of Poughkeepsie, NY; his brother Santo Mioli and his wife Sabina of Mamaroneck, NY, his brother Joseph Mioli of Westport, CT, his brother Carmelo Mioli and his wife Carrie of Westport, CT; his sister Rita Carolini of Harrison, NY. He is also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews. Giovanni was born in Santa Teresa di Riva, Italy (Sicily) to the late Francesco and Venerina Mioli. He was the oldest of five children and a resident of Westport, CT for over 48 years. He graduated from Istituto Tecnico Industriale, Messina, Italy and had a long successful career in electrical engineering. An avid sailor, Giovanni spent his twenties successfully captaining sailboats in many regattas on the Caribbean Sea. This passion of sailing continued throughout his life as he loved spending time with family and friends on his sailboat on the Long Island Sound. Giovanni also loved communicating globally and, as an amateur radio operator, won field day competitions by contacting hundreds of amateur radio operators worldwide. He was happiest traveling with his family to Italy, St. Maarten, Clearwater, FL and anywhere there was a warm, beautiful beach. When at home, he enjoyed tending to his vegetable garden and fig and lemon trees. The wake will be held on Monday, August 22nd from 4 to 8 PM at the Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Rd. East, Westport, CT 06880. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, August 23rd at 11 AM at St. Luke's Church, 49 North Turkey Hill Rd., Westport, CT 06880. Entombment will follow in Willowbrook Cemetery, 395 Main St., Westport, CT 06880. In lieu of flowers, donations to the National Kidney Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Online donations can be made at www.kidney.org.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Giovanni Mioli, please visit Tribute Store
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Tuesday, August 23, 2022
395 Main Street
Westport, Connecticut, United States
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