Gioia Cipriani, who loved her work at Methodist Home


Gioia P. Cipriani, a proud 93-year resident of Kingsbridge, died peacefully on May 10, 2021, with family at her side.

Born in New York City to Isabel (Ciotti) and Andrew Paretti, she was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

She was preceded in death by Paul, her loving husband of 60 years. She is survived by her loving children Paul, Gioia O’Connor (James), and AnneMarie Hughes (Robert). An adoring grandmother to James O’Connor (Tammy), Jacqueline Hughes, Paul O’Connor, Robert Hughes (Diana), and Gioia O’Connor.

She also was the proud and loving great-grandmother to Robert, Stephanie, James and Kayla.

She also is survived by her sister Louise Mundy, her cousin Isabel Ciotti, and many loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brother Andrew and his wife Mary, her sister Violet Paretti, and her brother-in-law Earle Mundy.

She was an administrative assistant to the director at The Methodist Home in Riverdale, where she most loved spending time with the residents. She loved cooking, and spent countless hours creating handmade gifts for her family and friends.

Gioia will be greatly missed!

Gioia P. Cipriani,