Beloved mother and grandmother, Novella “Jane” Giusti went to be with Jesus on Monday, March 21st, 2016. Jane was born March 29, 1939, in Paris, Texas, and she moved to Galveston as a young girl, attending Sacred Heart Catholic School and graduating from Ball High School. She was a member of Galveston Ski Club, where she made many memories on the bayou. Jane was owner and operator of the Beauty Box hair salon on 61st for many years. After retiring, she worked in the hotel and hospitality industry here on the Island. Jane loved to travel but her favorite way to spend her time was with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed shopping and sitting down with a good book. Jane volunteered at numerous social service agencies over the years. She spent many fun times at the old Peanut Butter Warehouse where she made many good friends.
Jane is preceded in death by her daughter, Laura Crump Musgrove; mother, Geneva Giusti; and father, Lawrence Giusti. She is survived by her daughters: Georgia Nelson, Kathi Flisowski, and Kelly Gavin; granddaughters: Shanna Jane Kirl, LeAnn Novella Crump, and Regan Scheer; great grandchildren: Gabriella Warner, Tyler Bedard, Maia Crump-Warner, and Viviana Gavin; and cherished friends: Charlyn Vaiani, Judy Slocumb McGrory, Sami O’ Donohoe, and Sybil Uretsky. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.
Jane’s family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Wednesday, March 23rd, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A vigil and rosary service will begin at 6:30 pm.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, March 24th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home, led by Deacon Sam Dell’Olio.