Stephen Sean DiGiovanni
Stephen Sean DiGiovanni, 45, of Saratoga Springs, NY, died unexpectedly on July 26, 2021, from a short illness, with his loving wife and best friends at his side. His loss was completely unexpected and his family and friends are deeply saddened.
Stephen was born on May 11, 1976, to Stephen and RoseMary DiGiovanni in Staten Island, New York. Stephen attended Mount Anthony Senior Union High School in Bennington, VT. and was passionate about music and the culinary arts. After graduating high school, Stephen attended Utica College, where he received his BA degree in journalism; SUNY Schenectady County Community College, where he received multiple degrees in culinary arts and hotel management.
Upon his death, Stephen was the owner of Space Coyote Culinary Concoctions.
Stephen was an avid reader, who loved all Stephen King books which resulted to him becoming an author of his published cookbook that he had help with from his mother; Stephen and Rose Mary added a lot of family recipes to the cookbook called “Spray the Bottom of the Pot.”
Stephen also spent time providing for his community. During the pandemic, he would bake and left food for anyone to come and get. Stephen loved to help out his community and anyone in need.
Stephen is survived by the love of his life, Jamie, whom he married on September 24, 2017, and their beloved son, Daniel of Saratoga Springs, NY. He is also survived by his mother, Rose Mary DiGiovanni of Bennington, VT; one brother, Brendan (Calley Parks) DiGiovanni of Altamont, NY; in-laws, Mitchell and Karen Passino of Broadalbin, NY; sister-in-law, Toni Jean (Joshua) Rice of Amsterdam, NY; one niece; his P-Dog, Payton Rylie of Amsterdam, NY; uncles, aunts and cousin.
Along with his family, Stephen is survived by so many friends, especially his lifelong best friends, Brian (Jenny) Kimball of Daytona Beach, FL; and his “Bro-Dogs” Nick (Jessica) Fredenburg of Middle Grove, NY and Kyle Hendrickson of Saratoga Springs, NY. Stephen also very much loved his built in nephew and nieces, Eric, Nicolette and June.
Stephen loved his beloved dog, Roland and his cats, Cosmo, Cleo and Kane.
Stephen was predeceased by his father, Stephen DiGiovanni.
Anyone who knew Stephen, knew that he was incredibly kindhearted. He had an immense passion for his cooking and music; especially the drums and was always a source of positivity and full of laughter. Stephen had the brightest smile and loudest mouth. He was the life of the party. Stephen’s family and friends will miss him more than words can ever say.
Contributions in memory of Stephen can be made to https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-jamie-with-costs-to-lay-her-husband-to-rest or to the College Trust Fund at SEFCU (State Employee Federal Credit Union) in honor of Daniel’s name.
There will be no services held; but a celebration of life will be held at a later time.