Anna (Giovanni)'s Story
METHUEN - Anna (Giovanni) DiNatale Folopoulos joined the Angels in heaven on December 23, 2017 after a long and fulfilling life. She was 92 years old, just short of her 93rd birthday.
She was born on January 22, 1925 in Lawrence, daughter of Gustave and Concetta Giovanni, and spent her life in the Lawrence and Methuen area, enriching the lives of her family, friends and neighbors. She attended Lawrence schools and worked in a variety of local mills, longest at Western Electric, where she met her husband of the last 43 years, George Folopoulos of Haverhill. After retirement, they provided childcare to many local families and maintained these relationships long after the children were grown. She was a champion bowler with the Western Electric league and enjoyed traveling and cruises, visiting Greece, Italy and Spain. As a young woman, she was a singer, and would perform at weddings and was an avid Dean Martin fan. She was also a shoe model for new styles in the local shoe shops where she worked.
Her surviving family members include her loving husband, George; cherished children, Donna DiNatale LaBombard and husband Bill and their children, Michael and Jeffrey, Richard DiNatale and son, Luca, Deborah DiNatale Ashton and her daughters, Rebecca and Vanessa; step-children, Stamie Folopoulos Guerra and husband Guy, Chris Folopoulos and wife, Dawn and their children, George, Johnny, Sammy and Ben, and stepson, James Folopoulos and wife, Martha and their children Elizabeth and Mark; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; loving sister and brother in-law, Marilyn and Robert St. Onge who they stayed close and supportive of each other throughout their life's.Anna was pre-deceased by her first husband, Salvatore DiNatale and her siblings, Ruth Coco, Ida Pino and Gus and William Giovanni. She will be missed by all the people who loved her so dearly.
Arrangements: Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, December 27, in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 So. Main Street, Haverhill from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be Thursday morning in the funeral home at 11 a.m. For guestbook, visit www.driscollcares.com.
Published on December 25, 2017