Obituary: Patricia Ann Sanfilippo

Patricia died May 29, 2016 at her home in Golden Valley, Arizona. Having battled cancer for over five years Patty slipped into eternity while in the arms of her husband and oldest daughter.

Patricia was born August 29, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan to George and Bertha Geiger. Pat grew up in Lincoln Park, Michigan. She married her high school sweetheart Frank Charles Sanfilippo on September 21, 1956. They raised their family in Ecorse, Michigan. From 1998 till her home-going the Sanfilippo's called Golden Valley home.

Patricia was a homemaker who devoted herself to family and friends. As a Christian Pat lived for the Savior in whom she trusted. Her words and life-example consistently encouraged others to love and honor God. Her compassionate heart is the reason she served in the ministries of her church and why she supported missionaries and ministries around the world. The comfort of Pat's words, friendship and prayers will be greatly missed.

Patricia is survived by Frank Sanfilippo, her husband of 59 years. Her three children Kimberley Maddox, spouse Dave; Jeffrey Sanfilippo; and Kelly DaCorsi, spouse Joe. Three siblings Marlene Langley; Gary Geiger, spouse Donna; and Lynn Mandola. And four grandchildren David N. Maddox; Taylor Maddox; Rachel Maddox Stone, spouse Kyle; and Jarred Sanfilippo, spouse Danielle.

Patricia's Memorial Service will be held at 11 A.M., Saturday, June 11, at Calvary Baptist Church, 3575 Shaeffer Avenue, Kingman, Arizona.