Ms. Georgette “GiGi” Anne Madiou-Held, age 71 of McEwen, Tennessee, passed away quietly on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at her home, after a 6-year battle with cancer.
She was born October 7, 1949 in New York City, New York to George Madiou and Carol Nebbiai. Gigi was a nurse in home health care, hospice and worked at Three Rivers Hospital, during her career. She was fluent in several languages and served as a translator for the Court System. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and enjoyed cooking, gardening, art and spending time with her family.
Gigi is survived by her children Jason DiStefano (son), Shana Distefano (daughter) and Alex Held (son). She is also survived by her Brother’s Gene Madiou, George Madiou and sister Antionette Madiou – Payne, Leticia Nebbiai (cousin), Arlene Nebbiai (cousin), Ashley DiStefano (granddaughter) and Joey DiStefano (grandson), Amy DiStefano (daughter in-law).
A memorial service and celebration of life will be held on May 8, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Saint Patricks Catholic Church, McEwen, TN.