Gertrude Giovinazzo

Gertrude Giovinazzo (Haug), 80, of Bergenfield, passed away at home on Sunday, February 14, 2021.  Proud and loving mother of Tony and the late Daniel. Dearest sister of Helene, Rosa, Emma “Mimi’, Arthur and the late Rudolf, Werner and Verena.

Gertrude was a devoted mother. Always the caretaker, she came to America from Switzerland to work as a governess and cared for many families throughout her life.  She had a huge heart and enjoyed helping others. She had a great love for animals and loved hiking and the outdoors.

Visiting hours are Wednesday 5-8 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050). Funeral Friday at 11 AM at the funeral home with interment to follow at Tappan Cemetery.


  1. Tony so sorry for the loss of your beloved mother. She sounds like a beautiful soul and may she watch over you from up above.

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