Hodges-Kiser Funeral Home

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Ellen M Giorgio

September 23, 1932January 26, 2020

Ellen M. Giorgio, 87, of Fort Myers, FL passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 26th, 2020 at Signature Healthcare in Fort Myers. Ellen was born in September, 1932 in Newark, NJ to Arthur and Anna McCormick.

Ellen grew up in Newark and Irvington, NJ, the fourth of seven children, and graduated from Irvington High School in 1950. She married the love of her life, Victor Daniel Giorgio of West Orange, NJ in 1952. After starting their family in Plainfield, NJ, they moved to Bridgewater and eventually Ellen moved to Fort Myers, FL in 2003.

She was active at Immaculate Conception Church in Somerville, the Bridgewater-Raritan School District PTA and the Boy Scouts of America as a Den Mother. Ellen loved to read and had a beautiful singing voice and she loved to sing in church and for friends at their weddings and at family gatherings.

Ellen was pre-deceased by her husband, Victor, in 1970. She is survived by her son, Arthur, of Eureka, MO and her daughter-in-law Jennifer; her daughter, Laura and son-in-law Paul of San Ramon, CA; her grandchildren Andrew, Clayton and Dominick Giorgio of Eureka, MO and Wade Hobbs of San Ramon; her sisters Anne Sexton and Kaye Helmstetter, along with brother John McCormick. Ellen joins her sisters Mary Wade, Maureen Jones and brother Art McCormick in heaven.

A private ceremony will be held on Saturday, March 14th at Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Floram Par, New Jersey, followed by a Celebration for immediate family. For further information e-mail Arthur J. Giorgio at: art.jen31@gmail.com.

Remembrances can be posted at: www.kiserfh.com. Memorial contributions can be made in Ellen’s name to the Susan G. Komen Foundation at: komen.org.


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Ellen M Giorgio

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