Charlotte  Giovinazzo

Obituary of Charlotte Belle Giovinazzo

Charlotte Belle Giovinazzo (Gibson), beloved sister, mother, grandmother, auntie and friend, passed away on March 24, 2024, in Santa Cruz, surrounded by her loving family and friends. Born on December 8, 1949, in Fort Ord, CA, she was the daughter of Shirley and Babe Gibson. Charlotte was raised in Santa Cruz, CA, where she attended Santa Cruz High School, laying the foundation for a life filled with compassion, determination, and a generous spirit. For over 15 years, Charlotte dedicated her career to the William Wrigley Jr. Company, where she exemplified loyalty and hard work. However, her true legacy lies in her unwavering willingness to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Whether it was a kind word, a supportive gesture, or a shoulder to lean on, Charlotte's compassion knew no bounds, touching the lives of all who had the privilege of knowing her.


Charlotte's spirit will live on in the hearts of those she leaves behind, including siblings, nieces and nephews, children, grandchildren and great grandchild. While her physical presence may be gone, her legacy will live on in the hearts of many. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Janus of Santa Cruz and/or Saint Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in memory of Charlotte Belle Giovinazzo (Gibson).