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Giovanna Milano
November 9, 1931 - April 25, 2017

Giovanna Milano
Nov 9, 1931 - Apr 25, 2017

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WESLACO - Giovanna Milano, 85, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family. Eternal rest, grant unto her O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon her.

Mrs. Milano was born November 9, 1931 in Minturno, Italy to Mariano and Amalia Corrente. She grew up in Italy during World War II, surviving great famine and poverty. At the age of 28, she married, Lino Milano, a first-generation Italian-American, who resided in South Texas. She left behind her nine brothers and sisters, her parents, and her entire life in Italy to step into the land of the unknown, start her own family, and live out the "American Dream."

Mrs. Milano brought her Italian charm to South Texas, as her and Mr. Milano dedicated themselves to providing the best Italian food and service at Milano's Restaurant, which has served the Valley for over sixty years. Mrs. Milano's life was the epitome of sacrificial love as she placed others' needs before her own. Even at the age of 85, Mrs. Milano would wake up at 7am to prepare loaves of bread for her customers. Her generosity and hard-work ethic will continue to inspire many.

Mrs. Milano is survived by her children, Emil, Lisa, and Angela; grandchildren, Michael, Daniel, Luciana, Gina, Julian, Giovanna, Lino Alessandro, and Josiah; and her great-grandchild, Stella Rose.

Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday April 26, 2017 from 4pm to 9pm with a 7pm Rosary at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Weslaco. A mass will be celebrated on Thursday, April 27, 2017, 10am at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Weslaco. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park in Weslaco.

Pallbearers will be Ferruccio Corrente, Mario Iaboni, Michael Ramon, Daniel Ramon, Julian Ramon, Albert Garcia. Honorary pallbearers will be Josiah Hernandez and Lino Milano Ramon.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McCaleb Funeral Home of Weslaco.

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Sylvia Canales Lunn on Apr 27, 2017

Emil, Lisa and Angela.... I am so sorry for the passing of your
beautiful mother. May God continue to bless you during this time of sorrow.

Sylvia Canales Lunn

Alicia Hernandez & sons on Apr 27, 2017

Lisa, Angela & the family, pur sincères y condolences on the passing of your beloved Giovanna. RIP Mrs Milano

Andy Veliz Music Company ASCAP, Weslaco, Texas on Apr 26, 2017

Angela, we are sorry for your sorrow. God has been good to your family.
God bless your mom. She is resting now.
From Andy Music Company ASCAP.
WESLACO, TEXAS

MCCALEB FUNERAL HOME on Apr 26, 2017

We wish Milano's our sorrow and deepest sympathy. God Bless You. -
Andy & Thelma Veliz, Weslaco TX

Carla McCaleb on Apr 26, 2017

McCaleb Funeral Home on Apr 26, 2017

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Visitation

Apr
26
Wednesday
4:00 PM -
9:00 PM
St. Pius X Catholic Church
600 South Oklahoma
Weslaco, Texas 78596

Rosary

Apr
26
Wednesday
7:00 PM -
8:00 PM
St. Pius X Catholic Church
600 South Oklahoma
Weslaco, Texas 78596

Funeral Mass

Apr
27
Thursday
10:00 AM -
11:00 AM
St. Pius X Catholic Church
600 South Oklahoma
Weslaco, Texas 78596

Interment

Apr
27
Thursday
11:00 AM
Highland Memorial Park
6705 N FM 88
Weslaco, Texas 78596

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