Lynn A. Giglione
May 5, 2014
Lynn A. Giglione, 60, of Cranberry Township passed away Wednesday. She was the beloved wife of Peter D. Giglione; mother of Peter and his wife, Kristy, of Baldwin, and Christopher and his wife, Lauren, of Glenshaw; the cherished grandmother of Addison, Paige and Leah; the daughter of the late Robert and Alice Goodman; the sister of the late Richard Goodman and his wife, Diane, of Foothill Ranch, Calif.; the niece of Jane Romano of Illinois, and the aunt of Robert and John Goodman of California. She also leaves behind many cherished cousins and dear friends. Lynn graduated with honors from Shadyside Hospital School of Nursing and received her BSN from Carlow University in 1995, magna cum laude. She was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society of Nursing. Lynn was employed as president of Chartwell Pennsylvania (UPMC) for the past 16 years. She was extremely devoted to her patients and staff, and to the practice of alternative site infusion therapy and specialty pharmacy. Lynn served on the board of directors for the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA), serving two years as board president. She was the first woman and non-pharmacist to lead this organization. In 2013, she was honored with the Gene Graves Lifetime Achievement Award for her dedication to the practice of home infusion therapy. Lynn also was actively involved in the local chapter of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC). She served on a local advisory council for six years and as chapter president. She was honored as Volunteer of the Year in 2012 by the NOCC. For many years she served as the chairperson of the Medical Advisory Group (MAG), providing education to the medical community with the goal of leading to earlier diagnoses of ovarian cancer. Lynn was a lector at St. Ferdinand Roman Catholic Church in Cranberry Township, and a past volunteer for Cranberry Place Skilled Nursing Facility. Although Lynn was successful in her career, nothing gave her more joy than spending time with her family and seeing her sons raise their own families. Her granddaughters brought her great joy and gave her love, laughter and happiness.
Giglione— The family and friends of Lynn A. Giglione, who passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2014, will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME OF CRANBERRY, 2678 Rochester Road, Cranberry Township.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at noon Monday at St. Ferdinand Roman Catholic Church, Cranberry Township.
In lieu of flowers, donations may also be made to the local chapter of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition.