Frank A. "Foot" DiGiovanni, 83, of South Plainfield, NJ
Frank A. DiGiovanni WWII veteran, South Plainfield Little League coach, 83 ----- Frank A. "Foot" DiGiovanni, 83, of South Plainfield passed away on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center, Plainfield. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, at the South Plainfield James W. Conroy Funeral Home, 2456 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, (908) 756-2800, followed by a 10 a.m. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart R.C. Church, South Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield. Visitation hours will be from 3 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at the funeral home. Interment will take place in Holy Redeemer Cemetery following the Funeral Mass on Friday. To send online condolences and/or for directions to the funeral home, please access southplainfield funeralhome.com. Mr. DiGiovanni was born in Plainfield and lived in South Plainfield since 1950. He served in the United States Marines during World War II and was employed by Mack Trucks in Bridgewater, where he worked as a millwright for 44 years until his retirement. Frank was a coach for the South Plainfield Little League for many years, and he was very proud of his accomplishments. He was predeceased by his two sons, Frank and Louis DiGiovanni. Frank is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Josephine DiGiovanni of South Plainfield; two daughters, Angela D. Weir of Tucson, Ariz., and Karen D. and her husband, Richard E. Parkhurst, of Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter-in-law, Mary DiGiovanni of Hampton; a brother, Alex Garzillo of Toms River, and three grandchildren, Stephanie DiGiovanni, Dominick Parkhurst and Jessica Parkhurst, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Childrens Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105. Please note that there will be donations forms at the funeral home.