OBITUARY

Joanna Belmonte

October 24, 1945April 3, 2018
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Joanna Belmonte of Boston’s North End passed away on April 3, 2018. Beloved daughter of the late Angelo and Jennie (Piazza) Belmonte. Loving mother of Joseph Bonavita and his wife Joy of Georgetown, Michael Bonavita of the North End, and Matthew Bonavita and his wife Kristen of Newburyport. Cherished grandmother of Ava, Joseph, Kayleigh and Teagan. Sister of Kathleen Belmonte of Salem. Also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive visitors on Sunday from 2pm to 6pm in the Boston Harborside Home, 580 Commercial St., Boston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10am in Sacred Heart Church, 12 North Sq.,Boston. To join procession to church, be at funeral home by 9am. Services will conclude with interment in St. Michael Cemetery, Roslindale.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, April 8, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, April 9, 2018
REMEMBERING

Joanna Belmonte

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Barbara Marino

April 7, 2018

Joanna you will be missed. I will always remember all the good times at the dances. How you loved to jitterbug. As soon as the music started you would grab
me and say come on let's dance. My condolences to Joseph, Matthew and Michael. May you rest in peace.

Susan Bees

April 7, 2018

I was so saddened to hear of the passing of your Mother, Joanna. She was such a warm, caring person and she loved her boys! Grant has such fond memories of summers at "Camp Doncaster" and experiencing the feasts in the North End. She was always so quick to laugh! May your wonderful memories help to sustain you at this sad time.

Lillian Peluso

April 6, 2018

Dear Joseph, Michael and Matthew
We are so deeply saddened by the news of your Mother's death. I have so many memories of growing up close to your Mother and visits to see her in Lynnfield and the North End. I will remember her laugh always and cherish my times with her.
With deepest sympathy,
Lillian (Corrao) and Bob Peluso

Susan Petrigno

April 5, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of Joanna’s passing. She was a lovely person, I have fond memories of Joanna who was also my next door neighbor many years ago. My thoughts and prayers to her loving family. May God give you comfort as you go through this sorrowful time.

Elena Mahoney

April 5, 2018

I am so very sorry to hear of Joanna’s passing. I have know her most of my life. My heartfelt condolences to her family that she loved so much!

Rich Gambale

April 4, 2018

My beautiful cousin. My big sister. My special bond. I will always cherish our talks when you in my house Brooklyn. I will always remember your beautiful smile and kind heart. I will always remember your hugs. I will always keep the last time we spent together in my heart. I am so happy I got to see you. I will see you soon my beautiful cousin. I love you always. Say hello to everyone ❤️❤️❤️

Lorraine Gambale

April 4, 2018

So sorry to lose such a wonderful cousin. Rest In Peace

Rich Gambale

April 4, 2018

My beautiful cousin. My big sister. My special bond. I will always cherish our talks when you in my house Brooklyn. I will always remember your beautiful smile and kind heart. I will always remember your hugs. I will always keep the last time we spent together in my heart. I am so happy I got to see you. I will see you soon my beautiful cousin. I love you always. Say hello to everyone ❤️❤️❤️

Daniel Alvino

April 4, 2018

My beautiful cousin Joanna will always be in my heart. We were very close
Being 2 years apart, every summer I spent with her and her sister Kathleen.
From watching our Grandpa make homemade ravioli or just causing havoc for our parents. I thank you Joanna
For all the memories together.
I will never forget you, until we meet again

Camille Ciampa

April 4, 2018

My beautiful cousin Joanna. The love we shared together laughing, singing, dancing, eating, etc., are memories I will cherish. My heart is crushed. You always called me your baby cousin. Cousins Joseph, Matthew and Michael and families, I send you all my love and prayers. I will carry your beautiful mother in my heart forever.
Your cousin Camille

Biography

Joanna Belmonte of Boston’s North End passed away on April 3, 2018. Beloved daughter of the late Angelo and Jennie (Piazza) Belmonte. Loving mother of Joseph Bonavita and his wife Joy of Georgetown, Michael Bonavita of the North End, and Matthew Bonavita and his wife Kristen of Newburyport. Cherished grandmother of Ava, Joseph, Kayleigh and Teagan. Sister of Kathleen Belmonte of Salem. Also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive visitors on Sunday from 2pm to 6pm in the Boston Harborside Home, 580 Commercial St., Boston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10am in Sacred Heart Church, 12 North Sq.,Boston. To join procession to church, be at funeral home by 9am. Services will conclude with interment in St. Michael Cemetery, Roslindale.