Joseph (Joe) DiGiovanni passed away last Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the age of 53 after battling cancer. For the past four years, DiGiovanni was a senior communication specialist in the Office of Marketing and Communication at Marquette.
DiGiovanni received a B.A. in journalism from Marquette in 1987. He worked at the United Press International as a reporter right out of college. Later, he was the city editor of the Kenosha News, where he worked for 10 years, and met his wife, Stephanie. For decades, DiGiovanni was a regular in the press box at Milwaukee Brewers and Milwaukee Bucks games working for the Associated Press and MLB.com.
DiGiovanni is survived by his wife Stephanie DiGiovanni and two children, Joey DiGiovanni and Genevieve Lee DiGiovanni. Please remember DiGiovanni, his family and friends in prayer.
A service was held on Saturday, Jan. 12, at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Wauwatosa. More information is online.