Giovanna Speziale

GIOVANNA ZISA SPEZIALE, of Little Ferry, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018 at her home, at the age of 74 years. She was born in Santa Croce Camerina in the province of Ragusa, Sicily to the late Frank and Maria Zisa, and came to this country in 1960 settling in Hackensack and has lived in Little Ferry for 44 years. Prior to working along side of her husband, Carlo, for the last 30 years in the family business, Carlo's Market, she was a seamstress at Randa Neckwear beginning at the age of 16. She was a parishioner of St. Francis R. C. Church of Hackensack where she was a member of the Padre Pio Prayer Group. Beloved wife for 52 years to Carlo Speziale. Devoted mother of Carlo Speziale and his wife Tiziana of Little Ferry, Frank Speziale of Little Ferry, and Robert Speziale and his wife Liss of South Hackensack. Cherished grandmother of Steven, Matthew, Marc, and Michael. Dearest sister of Peter Zisa of Old Tappan and John Zisa of Bergenfield. The funeral on Friday, April 13th at 8:45 AM from the funeral home. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM at St. Francis R. C. Church, 50 Lodi Street, Hackensack with entombment following at Hackensack Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM for visitation.