Giovanni Cerra

March 24, 1975October 7, 2012

Giovanni Cerra, 37, of Concord, NC, formerly of Danbury, beloved husband of Mary (Moreyra) Cerra, passed away peacefully at his home, on October 7, 2012, after a brief illness.

Giovanni was born in Italy, son of Maria (Aiello) Cerra and the late Francesco Cerra. He came to the United States with his parents as a child and graduated from Immaculate High School. He lived in Danbury prior moving to Concord, NC, with his work at Verizon Wireless. He enjoyed Elvis Presley and Bee Gees music and was an avid soccer fan, especially the soccer team Sampdoria. He was a member of the Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel of Monroe.

In addition to his wife Mary and mother Maria, he is survived by his sons, Christian and Antonio of Concord, NC and his brother Carlo Cerra of New Milford. He was predeceased by his infant daughter Anastasia.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel, Monroe, on Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury. Friends may call at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury, on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.


  • Visitation Thursday, October 11, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, October 12, 2012

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October 25, 2012

I am truly saddened to hear the news of Giovanni's passing. He was a dear soul.

I trust that Maurice, Robin and Andy Gibb have welcomed him with open arms in heaven.


October 12, 2012

I am so sorry for your dear loss. I worked with him at MCI, what a great guy full of life and so happy.... He was a dear friend. God bless u all.....

Martha Travis

October 12, 2012

I am so very sorry for your loss, I worked with Giovanni at MCI, he was a very kind soul with a big heart and always reached out to all with a helpful hand. He loved his family dearly and was so very proud of them. He will always be with you in mind spirit and soul, his children will live on knowing that their father was so very loved and admired by all for the great man he was. We were all very blessed to have known this great young man! My prayers are with you all.

Tracy Mulligan

October 12, 2012

Giovanni was always such a pleasure to be around. Prayers to his wife and children.

Lorraine Kish

October 12, 2012

RIP Giovanni I really enjoyed knowing you, you were one of the kindest people, I have ever met. GodBless

VIvienne Reynolds

October 11, 2012

In our thoughts and prayers!

God Bless!

Jack & Amanda Madkour

October 11, 2012

What an amazing man you were Gio. You're missed dearly. We were blessed just to know you. Our deepest sympathy to Mama, Mary, Christian, Antonio, Carlo, Kim, Hayley, Francesco and Matteo. Thoughts and prayers are with you now and always. Rest in Peace Gio. Love, Jack & Amanda Madkour

Marco & Giovanna Franchi

October 11, 2012

Mary, Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God's warm embrace keep Giovanni close as he watches down on his beloved family.

marie russell

October 10, 2012

I worked with Giovanni at MCI in Danbury. He was always a gentleman. My prayers go out to his family.
Marie Russell

Michael DaCosta

October 10, 2012

A special man with a special family. You taught me more than you can imagine. I will miss you. This one is for you... FORZA SAMPDORIA!