Grosse Pointe Woods resident Vilma Y. Marone (nee Osborne), formerly of Grosse Pointe Park, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was 91.
Vilma was the beloved wife of the late Richard; loving mother of Justin Marone (Judy), Susan Jones (the late Bob), Rick Marone (Sheila), Louise Gates (Chris), John Marone, Michael Marone (Nicole) and the late Ann Marone; dearest grandmother of Michelle, Julia, Jessica, Jack, Nicholas, Alexandra, Joshua, August, Christina, Valera, and Alexis; and great-grandmother of Mallaury and Claire.
Her loved ones noted that she will be remembered for her love of family.
Vilma enjoyed listening to classical music, attending plays and gardening.
Vilma will lie in state Friday, Oct. 16, from 10:30 a.m. until time of the funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 15020 Hampton, Grosse Pointe Park, followed by interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery, 18430 Utica Road, Roseville. Due to COVID-19 precautions, face masks must be worn, social distancing will be observed and attendees' temperatures will be taken upon entry.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph, thecapuchins.org; or the National Shrine of St. Jude, shrineofstjude.org.
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Dear Rick and Sheila and family, may you be comforted by the love of friends and family at this difficult time. Love Patty Cole Kirk and the Cole Family.
My condolences to the entire Marone family. Vilma lived a wonderful long life and left behind a wonderful legacy and beautiful family. Sue & Michelle you are all in my prayers, Love, Mary & Glenn Baske
On behalf of the Capuchin brothers, I offer my deepest sympathies on the passing of Vilma. It is truly humbling to receive memorial donations in honor of Vilma's life. Please be assured of the brother's prayers for the entire Marone family during this great time of grief. May perpetual light shine upon Vilma.
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