OBITUARY

Mary W. Giangualano

April 4, 1926August 9, 2017
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Mary Irene Giangualano, 91, of Madison Heights, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at her home. She was the loving wife of the late Anthony John Giangualano.

Born on April 4, 1926 in Amherst, she was the daughter of the late William Durfey Wright and Mary Cash Wright.

Mrs. “G” was a homemaker and always enjoyed family and friends to share a meal with her. She was known for her great Italian and Southern cooking and entertained everyone until her later years. Mrs. “G” would entertain everyone with her stories of the past and she will be greatly missed by many.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her son, Dominick Giangualano; two brothers, Earl B. Wright and his wife Callie and Herman P. Wright; and three sisters, Marie Giangualano and husband Paul, Joyce Sellick and husband David, and Delores Sprouse and husband William. Mrs. “G” is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Bonaccolta and husband John of Lynchburg; two grandsons, John Bonaccolta of California and Anthony Giangualano and wife Brittney of Staunton; one great grandson, Leo Boisnier of Bordeaux, France; daughter-in-law, Vickie LaPrade Giangualano of Goode; brother, Wayne Wright and wife Kaye of Madison Heights; sister, Jewel Lipscomb and husband William of Woodford; sister-in-law, Marie Glover and husband William of Wilmington, NC; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

The family wishes to thank Priscilla Brooks for her kindness and care in looking after Mrs. “G” and a special thank you to her cousin, Pauline Ogden, who shared a special bond with her all through the years.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 pm on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Whitten Monelison Chapel.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, August 14, 2017 at Whitten Monelison Chapel with Rev. Paul Campbell officiating. Interment will follow at Briarwood Memorial Gardens.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 13, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, August 14, 2017

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Wanda Johnson

August 15, 2017

I am so sorry for the great loss..They were the best..She was a wonderful lady and I to sat on their porch and ate at their kitchen table..I was blessed to be called her friend..Wanda Johnson

Jackie Wilkerson and the girls at the "Total Look"

August 12, 2017

Phyllis, we at the Total Look would like to send our deepest sympathies and condolences for the passing of Irene. We are definitely going to miss seeing her and her sweet spirit that she always conveyed. We will be lifting you up in prayer as you go through the next few days during this difficult time. We will also miss seeing you and our chats together. Come see us some time if you're in the area!

denise Allen

August 10, 2017

Vicky,Tony Brit. I am so sorry for your loss, prayers for your family ,May God bless each and every one of you .

William R. Lipscomb

August 10, 2017

PAMELA AND I WISH TO EXPRESS OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO HER IMMEDIATE FAMILY. WE BOTH WILL MISS AUNT IRENE HER SMILE, HER HOSPITALITY AND HER ITALIAN DISHES. WE WILL KEEP HER FAMILY IN OUR PRAYERS.

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