Peter Joseph Digiovanni

Published 4:48 pm Thursday, December 3, 2015

Peter Joseph Digiovanni, 85, of Groves, passed away December 2, 2015.  He was born November 26, 1930, in Beaumont, Texas to the late Phillip Digiovanni and Josephine Barbuscia Digiovanni.
Peter was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and also a member of the Knights of Columbus.  He was the owner of Oliver Manufacturing and was a wood worker, by trade.  He served his country as a member of the United States Air Force.  He loved playing dominos with his lifelong friends and attended several coffee clubs, weekly.
He is survived by sons, Randy Digiovanni and wife, Carleen; Clifford Digiovanni and wife, Darla, both of Groves; daughter, Ann Digiovanni Kusenberger and husband, Don of Little Rock, AR; sister, Margaret Young of Houston; grandchildren, Justin, Ryan and Paige Digiovanni, Christopher and Allison Kusenberger.
Including his parents, Peter was preceded in death by his wife, Olga Olivere Digiovanni; sisters, Marie Genuardi and Katherine Holter.
A gathering of family and friends will be Friday, December 4, 2015 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Immaculate Conception in Groves on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 10 a.m. Father J. C. Coon, officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.
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