William J. Giovannucci, age 52

of Milton

William J. Giovannucci, age 52

William J. “Bill” Giovannucci, age 52, a lifelong resident of Milton, died peacefully, Sunday, September 26, 2021 at Seasons Hospice Milton Inpatient Center, in the comfort of his loving family.

Bill was born in Quincy, raised and educated in Milton, and was a graduate of Milton High School. He was also a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

He was employed for twenty-five years with Simsbury Associates of Hingham where he served as vice-president and project manager.

Bill loved coaching his daughters in their various sports and was a well-known coach in the Milton Girls Softball League for twenty years.

He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, and fishing.

Most of all, Bill was devoted to his family and was especially proud of his twin daughters, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband for twenty years of Marianne (Kintigos) Giovannucci.

Devoted father of twins, Delia and Sienna Giovannucci of Milton.

Cherished son of William “Joe” and Paula (Mulroy) Giovannucci of Weymouth.

Dear brother of John Giovannucci and Cory of Quincy, and the late Laura A. Boulay.

Son-in-law of Joseph F. Kintigos of Quincy and his late wife Mary A. (Ridge) Kintigos.

Brother-in-law of Joseph F. Kintigos, Jr., Mark A. Kintigos, both of Quincy, and the late Eileen Kintigos.

Bill is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and one cousin.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Wednesday, September 29, from 4 – 8 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams Street, Milton, on Thursday, September 30, at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

For those who wish, donations in William’s memory may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Memorial Contributions, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 2284-9168.


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  • Bill,

    I have not been able to process this, yet. I am sitting in my office, and still feel like you are right outside in the next office. I guess I’m in the denial stage. I am glad we were able to talk heart-to-heart, last week, when we needed to.

    I can’t even begin to tell the rest of you how wonderful it was to work with Bill these past 28 years. One of the last thing he said to me was, “We built something good.” And we did. I paused for a moment, because there was really nothing else to say at that point, except to roll it all up in a ball and tell him, “Bill, I may not have anything figured out, but I have faith.” And he told me, “Cliff, I have faith, too.”

  • Thoughts and prayers for Bill’s family. Love and miss you Gio!!!

  • Bill was a true gentleman, in every sense of the word. He did everything for everyone. He LOVED his family and took such pride in his two daughters, Delia and Sienna. I know you’ll miss him but know he was the BEST dad and loved you so much. Gio, you will be missed by all, rest in peace brother.

  • Gio, you were the best family man, friend and neighbor. You could fix anything and were willing to help at any moment, with anything. You are salt of the Earth and ONE OF THE GOOD GUYS. I am so sorry about your illness and now this. UGH. We will be here for Maryanne and the girls always.

  • Truly the brother I never had! My heart is broken I will miss you my sweet brother Billy

  • Marianne and family, there are no words to tell you how very sorry to hear that Gio passed away. I remember coming to you holiday party so many times.My love and prayers are with you. (Robyn Quinn’s mom)

  • Such a wonderful coach and a great man. Sending prayers! 🙏

  • Words can’t express how sad I am and how much I will miss Bill. As I have told everyone who asks, Bill was my rock. I worked with Bill for 27 years. He was the best co-worker one could have – always supportive, always had the answers, so smart, old school work ethic, and a great friend . . .just the best! There will be a void in our office and not sure Bill’s shoes can ever be filled. He had this incredible energy, was always upbeat, funny and optimistic. I’m really going to miss him!

  • Billy ,karate will never be the same without you brother 💔 we are all devastated and shocked. I have never met such a happy energetic person ever. You are loved Billy . Rest in peace Sensei

  • We got to know Bill over a 15 year period while we were working in the same building. He was a great guy who would always help with whatever needed to get done. He will be missed.

  • I’m miss your smile during hard training, brother. Rest in peace.

  • God bless you and your family Billy Gio. You are a great person and an even better friend

  • “Billy G” will alway be one of the “ Best of the Best” my Condolences to
    your Family. Rest In Peace Sensei.

  • Even though I did not see Billy often, he truly was one of the best cousins to have. My heart is broken for his family. May he rest in heavenly peace.

  • Thoughts and prayers to your family. Rest in peace.

  • I was so, so sad to learn of Billy’s passing. I lost touch with Billy over the years, but my high school memories are full of images of Bill laughing, being a great friend and such a kind person. I’ll keep him and his family in my prayers. -joan sachs

  • Gio, so many great memories of high school with you and the rest of the clan!! Vacations, weekend trips, house parties. You were always everyone’s best friend. Never had a bad thought or word about anyone!! You will be greatly missed by everyone who was lucky to have known you!! Cath

  • My heart aches.

  • Gio,

    From school to football to karate it was an honor brother!!
    You’re truly one of a kind!! God bless you and your family 🙏🙏

  • Bill was my office brother back in the South End. He’s one of the kindest, most sincere ‘old souls’ I’ve ever met. My deepest condolences to his family and countless friends. Rest In Peace, Bill. ❤️

  • I just heard of Billy’s passing . I’m so sorry!!! He will be missed. Hearing of his passing brought me back to mid 80s . We all had a awesome time together.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with all of Gio’s family and loved ones.

  • RIP my friend your energy and spirit will be missed. Condolences to the family. 🙏🏼🙏🏼

  • Miss you, brother. Wish there had been more hours. You’re a good man, and the world is poorer without you.

  • I have such fond memories of Gio from high school. Gio was always a joyful, friendly presence in the room. To me, he always radiated genuine kindness.
    Gio’s caring spirit is a rare gem in this world. I feel fortunate to have been in his orbit for a time.

    My deepest condolences to the Giovanucci family.

    – Bernadette Carr

  • Bill was a business colleague of mine. We did work together on the Landmark rehab project in Concord. We started our dialogue 8 years ago and he always stayed in touch and was honest and fair. A really good guy. I am so sorry for his passing and my thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  • Oh I just learned of Bill’s passing, and I have a very heavy heart. Bill and I went to UMASS together and he was a great friend. My deepest condolences to his family, and Gio you will be missed!

  • I’ve just learned of this very sad news. My condolences to the family. I knew Bill a long time ago, I think he was still at UMass and I was recently out of the USMC and taking classes at Massasoit Community College where I met his sister Laura (I am equally shocked to learn of her passing, too. Back in 2018…heartbreaking!). He talked me into joining his football team sponsored by a local sports bar and he nearly talked me into paintball. I shared lots of dinners at his parent’s home in Milton, typically eggplant parmigiana, a dish that Laura and Paula taught me and I try to reproduce (and fail to recapture) to this day. Lots of memories with Bill and his family. I am truly saddened to learn of his passing.