LIBERTY There will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, Dec. 11, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Youngstown for Concelia M. Giannini Novello, 88, who passed away Thursday, Dec. 2, at the Cleveland Clinic.
Concelia was born Aug. 4, 1922, in Roseto Valfortore, Province of Foggia, Italy, and came to Youngstown in June of 1930. She was the daughter of John and Teodora Policelli Giannini.
She was a member of St. Anthony Church and a member of the churchs Altar and Rosary Society, for which she had served as president, secretary and publicity chairperson. She was chairperson of the Tarallo bake sale for 16 years. She was also a member of the churchs Sorrowful Mothers Society.
Concelia married Frank Novello on May 3, 1941. Her loving husband of 69 1/2 years preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 2010. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a son, John Anthony Novello.
She leaves her son, Daniel J. Novello and daughters, Doris Novello and Patricia Novello, all of Liberty; two grandchildren, Natalie (Larry) Trott and Daniel F. Novello; two great-grandchildren, Gage and Lucas Trott; one sister, Mary (Bill) Sullivan of Howland; and three brothers, Philip Giannini of Liberty, John (Carol) Giannini of Liberty and Michael Anthony (Gigi) Giannini of Austintown.
Friends may call Friday from 4 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at the Schiavone Funeral Home.