John "Jack" Giovenco\n\nJune 24, 1937 - February 2, 2020\n\nJohn "Jack" Giovenco was born on June 24, 1937 in Camden, New Jersey to John and Constance Giovenco. After graduating Collingswood High, Jack proudly served in the Air Force and was stationed in Okinawa and Formosa (Taiwan), where he zipped around on a scooter in his spare time. After his service, Jack transitioned to a career in technical sales, which became his life-long profession.\n\nHe was married 59 years to Ann, who he met on a blind date in Sea Isle City, New Jersey. Together they had 2 children - Marie and John - and relocated to Rochester, New York. Jack and Ann retired in 2002 and spent a few months in Florida enjoying the warm weather. Jack loved feeding the cranes, fishing, and had many escapades while kayaking with Ann.\n\nBy 2003, Jack and Ann decided to embark on a road trip to find their permanent home in retirement. Their adventure took them westward 9700 miles through 22 states over 62 days. Upon their arrival in Tucson, they knew they were home. The Saddlebrooke community helped Jack fulfill his retirement dreams. He truly delighted in living the Arizona lifestyle.\n\nJack was very active in Saddlebrooke. He enjoyed biking with the Cyclemasters, learning new photography techniques with the Digital Image Group/Saddlebrook (DIGS), and spent many years as a volunteer at a nearby horse ranch. Jack and Ann loved to dance and were part of multiple Tango groups. Jack and Ann explored many of the natural wonders in Arizona. He especially loved an adventurous trip to the Grand Canyon, where he and Ann rafted down the Colorado River.\n\nTravel abroad was another source of joy for Jack. Together with Ann, he relished their trips to Italy, the Mayan Riviera, China, South America, Africa, Egypt, Jordan, Costa Rica, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Mekong Delta, Barcelona, and France.\n\nJack is survived by his wife, Ann; daughter and husband Marie and Jason Rice; son and wife, John and Andrea; and grandchildren, Rachel and Joseph; niece and husband, Lisa and Michael Monk; nephew and wife, Norman and Jerri Campli; and nephew Michael Campli. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Constance.\n\nJack was a mentor, teacher, and friend to many. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.