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Harriet Frances (Olsen) DiGiovanni
November 28, 2022


Harriet Frances (Olsen) DiGiovanni of Malden passed away peacefully on November 28, 2022, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was 88 years old.

Harriet was beloved by and devoted to her family and friends. Up until COVID, she was heavily involved with St. Joseph Parish of Malden as a member of the Women’s Club and Catholic Daughters, as a Eucharistic Minister and as a volunteer at the Rectory, she would workout at Mike’s Gym in Wakefield 3-4 times per week, and she volunteered for countless years with the Forestdale 4th of July Committee and as a voting poll worker. She also dedicated 55+ years to the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of America serving as a Den Leader, Den Leader Coach, Treasurer, Pack Committee Chair, and most recently as the Chartered Organization Representative.

Harriet was the beloved wife of 61 years to the late Henry DiGiovanni. She was the loving mother of Rick, Dean, Gary, and Peter DiGiovanni. Harriet was the cherished grandmother of Kirblylee, Guy, Sam, Hannah, and Heather. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at St. Joseph Parish, 790 Salem Street, Malden. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. There are no visiting hours. Arrangements from the A. J. Spadafora Funeral Home, 865 Main Street, Malden

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in memory of Harriet DiGiovanni to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or

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Spadafora Funeral Home
865 Main Street
Malden, MA 02148