Barbara Desiato

  • Died: February 26, 2022
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Tel. (215) 281-0100

Tribute & Message From The Family


Barbara A. Desiato passed away suddenly on February 26, 2022. She was 82 years old. Barbara was born in Philadelphia to the late Jane and William George. She is survived by children, Judy (Nelson) Williamson and Joseph M. Desiato. Barbara is preceded in death by late husband, Joseph L. Desiato; children, Barbara Jean (née Bishop) and William Desiato; and sister, Aurea Lear. Barbara was a beloved grandmother to 8 grandchildren as well as great grandchildren.

She loved to travel and visited Florida on numerous occasions (became known as a "Snow Bird" from her friends and family) as well as Bermuda and the Bahamas.

Barbara also enjoyed dining out with friends and relatives. Her favorite restaurants were, Liberty Bell Diner, Georgine's and especially the NJ Pub.

Relatives and friends are invited to Barbara's Celebration of Life on Friday, March 11, 2022 at John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home, 10975 Academy Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154. The welcoming of guests will be from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. A Memorial Service will begin promptly at 11:00 AM. Interment will be a private service amongst family,