Garaffa, Josephine (nee Gilardi) Loving wife of Joseph Garaffa Sr.; loving mother to James (Cynthia), Joseph Jr. (Raven) Garaffa, Lorrie Ann (Jeff) Mann and Dina Marie (Mike) Crawford; loving grandmother of Mark Garaffa, Craig Flesburg, Gina Goddy, Jenna Sabia and Angelina Sabia; great-grandmother to Tori L. Garaffa; sister of Rosalie (Gil) Ducato and James Gilardi. Preceded in death by her parents, James and Angelina Gilardi and brothers, Richard and Michael Gilardi. Funeral services will be Monday, December 17, 2012 from Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home 1500 Black Rd., Joliet at 9:45 a.m. to St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, Plainfield for mass at 10:30 a.m. Entombment Woodlawn I Mausoleum, Joliet. Visitation will be Sunday, December 16, 2012 at the funeral home from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to
would be appreciated. Arrangements by: Tapella Funeral Services@ Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home. For information: 815-726-4054.
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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Dec. 16, 2012