WILMINGTON, DE — Pietro (Pete) Giorgi, CMKBD, a veteran kitchen/bath designer and husband to the late educator, author, consultant and Kitchen & Bath Design News contributor Ellen Cheever-Giorgi, died last month at his home here. He was 83.
Born in Wilmington in 1938, Giorgi forged a long and successful career as a kitchen and bath designer, joining his brother, Joseph, and other family members at Giorgi Kitchens & Designs, a longtime design and remodeling firm serving the Wilmington, DE market.
He was predeceased by Ellen Cheever-Giorgi, his eldest daughter Elizabeth (Giorgi) Waguespack, his sisters Marie Annone, Antoinette Frank and Josephine Panariello, and his brother John Giorgi. He is survived by his children, Pietro Giorgi Jr., Salvatore Giorgi (Donna), AnnMarie Paris (Mark), and Anthony Giorgi (Eva), his brother Joseph, the mother of his children Elizabeth Giorgi, as well as his grandchildren Salvatore, Stephen, Jeremy, Nicole, Amanda, Nathan, Joshua, Megan, Seth, Beth and Zach, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Donations to the Ministry of Caring (ministryofcaring.org) can be offered in his memory.