Lena Oliver Giove, 96, of Delray Beach, Fla., passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013.
She was born in Johnstown, N.Y., to the late Paul and Domenica Oliver. Her early years were spent working in the family business and sewing gloves. In 1956, she married the late Hugo Giove and moved to Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y.,where she and her husband worked in the leather industry. Upon retirement, they moved to Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Mrs. Giove was predeceased by her sisters, Mrs. Carmie Sands and Mrs. Nina Minardo. Survivors include her sister, Mrs. Josephine Rovazzini of Harrisburg, Pa.; her brother, Mr. Joseph Oliver of Holiday, Fla.; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Also surviving are a stepdaughter, stepgrandchildren and great-stepgrandchildren. Arrangements are through the Giove Funeral Home, 1000 Middle County Road, Seldon, N.Y. Viewings are scheduled for Thursday, May 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.