Gilda Savko

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Visitation :

John Quint Treboni Funeral Home
Friday October 28th 2022 4-7 PM

1177 W. 5th Avenue
Columbus Ohio 43212



Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday October 29th 2022 at 10:00 am

Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church
1559 Roxbury Road
Columbus , Ohio 43212



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After celebrating 99 years on this earth, Gilda Romas Savko peacefully completed her journey here on October 25, 2022. Gilda was known for her kindness and respect, having touched many people throughout her lifetime. She was raised in the St. Clair Ave/Milo Grogan community in Columbus, Ohio. She attended her beloved St. Peter’s Parish School and was a proud graduate of Central High School. Gilda had a gift for sharing her many talents as church pianist, choir director, and vocal coach to so many throughout her lifetime. She and her husband, Nick, lovingly raised their family in Upper Arlington. Together, she and her husband founded the Savko Brothers Concrete and Excavating Company in 1946, and this legacy continues today. Gilda was proud of her heritage and was one of the founding families of the Columbus Italian Festival and regularly attended St. John The Baptist Italian Catholic Church. She surrounded herself with numerous life-long friends whom she met within the Italian community, as well as a variety of social, political and charitable organizations throughout her lifetime. She was a respected businesswoman, matriarch of the Savko family and cherished by the Italian community. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nickolas M. Savko. She is survived by her four children; Victoria Savko, Mary Angela Savko, Stephen (Ramona) Savko, and Martin (Alisa) Savko, Sr. Her legacy continues through these children, as well as her 9 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Friends and family may call on Friday, October 28th, 2022, from 4-7pm at the John Quint Treboni Funeral Home,1177 West 5th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43212.
There will be a prayer service immediately following the calling hours at 7pm. There will be a Mass of Christian burial on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at 10:00am at Our Lady of Victory Church, 1559 Roxbury Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43212, with entombment immediately following at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. While flowers are appreciated, considering Gilda’s giving heart, please consider a donation to the charity of your choosing in Gilda’s honor. The Savko family extends their appreciation and gratitude to everyone that has kept our mother in their prayers. God bless this great country and God bless Gilda, forever in our hearts. Condolences may be sent via

Condolences for Gilda Savko

From : Branson and Lisa Michelle Martin
To : Savko Family
Date: October 25th 2022

Prayers to the family. May you find confort and peace. We know Aunt Gilda is smiling in heaven. Until we meet again sweet love.
From : Jim Woltz
To : Family
Date: October 25th 2022

Please accept my sincerest condolences for your loss of a wonderful mother and talented friend. Gilda will be greatly miss. Let us all celebrate her love of life as she would want us.
From : Harry and Stephanie Mathews
To : The Savko Family
Date: October 26th 2022

It’s with heavy hearts that we send our deepest and sincere condolences. Gilda was a beautiful lady with a smile that could light up a room. We will cherish the many memories of the times we spent celebrating life with her and your family. We pray for peace and comfort in your hearts during this very difficult time. God Bless.
From : Michael Stewart
To : Vickie Savko
Date: October 27th 2022

Vickie - Mike and I extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family at the passing of your mom. I remember your Mom and Dad from the old St. Peter's era and my parents were good friends with Andy and Anna Marie - Your mom has been an example to your family and you all will carry on her legacy. Treasure your memories. (Mike went to Watterson with you and my parents were Al & Angie Judy)
From : Linda Carnevale
To : Gildas family
Date: October 28th 2022

I’ve know Gilda for many, since our time in the St.Agatha choir - she was a friend as well as a leader. May she rest in peaceful music ♥️
From : Kate Heidenescher
To : Marty Savko
Date: October 28th 2022

I am so sorry to gear of your mom's passing. It sounds like she lived a beautiful life. I know how you will miss her, as I've lost my mom too. May she rest in heaven with your dad, and may you find peace knowing that.
From : Ernie Edwards
To : Savko Family
Date: October 30th 2022

I would like to give my condolences to the Savko family.
From : Jeff and Linda Teach
To : Marty
Date: October 31st 2022

We are so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless.