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Richard P. Giovanelli Sr.

31 August, 194317 March, 2020

Richard P. Giovanelli, Sr. MD, age 76 of Oakland Park, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Holy Cross Hospital. At the time of his passing he was in the hearts and minds of those he loved the most.

Richard is survived by his daughter, Lori Giovanelli; his son, Cristopher Giovanelli. Richard held close to his heart the memory of his son Richard P. Giovanelli, Jr, who passed away on August 4, 2012. Also surviving is his granddaughter, Avery; his cousin, Patricia Giovanniello.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and out of respect to the wellbeing of Richard's family and visitors, the family will honor and commemorate Richard's life in a private gathering. It can be a great comfort to a grieving person or family to hear that others thought highly of their loved one, too. If you knew and Richard, be sure to let the family know by writing a few words in the "Memories" section of his obituary at www.KraeerFairchild.com.


  • Lori Giovanelli, Daughter
  • Cristopher Giovanelli, Son
  • Avery, Grandchild
  • Richard P. Giovanelli Jr, Predeceased Son
  • Patricia Giovanniello, Cousin

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Richard P. Giovanelli Sr.

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Mike Tortora (Biscuit)

April 9, 2020

Dear Lori Chris and cousin Patricia. My deepest sympathy to your family ,I just found out about Ritchie he was my very good friend and what a great person he was I loved him like a Brother .We had many many good timedmeals and laughs.He will be missed.

Love to All.Mike and Debbi

Lynn Allen

March 23, 2020

Our love to chris and lori, so many memories of laughs, friendship and food! How fortunate we were.

Jo-Anne and Nolan Fleishman

March 21, 2020

We were truly blessed to have Richard as our next-door neighbor for over 30 years. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Jo-Anne and Nolan Fleishman


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