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KATHLEEN V. BIAFORE Kathleen (Kathy) Biafore passed away October 7, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Kathy was born April 29, 1940 in New York, NY to Frank Howard and Mary Shanahan. She attended school in Bridgeport, CT, graduated Warren Harding High School, where she was a cheerleader for football and basketball. Kathy was an active member of the community, involved in numerous Thomas Hooker School cabaret theater events. She was also extremely active in the political arena in the state of Connecticut. Kathy worked for the City of Bridgeport Nutrition Center for 20 years before retiring with her loving husband Gabe to Las Vegas in 1991. After arriving in Las Vegas she served as a council member of Villa's on the Green within the Painted Desert Community. She became an avid follower of all Las Vegas sports teams, and loved spending time out at the casinos with her husband and girlfriends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Gabe; and her two sisters, Rose Cianfaglione and Ana Migliore. Kathy is survived by her two sons, Anthony (Becky) of Ramstein Germany and Paul (Susan) of Las Vegas; her four grandchildren, Casey, Matthew, Cole and Brooke; and three great-grand-children, Elijah, Shi and Shea. Services will be at 9 a.m. Fri., Oct. 11, at St. James The Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 1920 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Las Vegs, NV 89106 Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Thu., Oct. 10, at Palm Mortuary, 6701 N. Jones Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89131. Entombment will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery, 7251 West Lone Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89129 immediately following the church. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Kathy's name can be made to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation, 155 East 55th St, Suite 6H, New York NY 10022. http://www.lungcancerresearchfoundation.org/support-us/give-in-tribute The family wishes to thank Dr. I. Ahmed, Dr. Girish Daulat, and everyone at Aviant Hospice Hospital for their concern, comfort and support.

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Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on Oct. 9, 2019.
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November 11, 2019
What wonderful friends we lost. Shocking! You were such special people and always so full of kindness. You will be missed by everybody that knew you and loved you.
Sonia & Arnold Portnoy
October 14, 2019
Kathy was a wonderful lady-may she rest in peace. My condolences to the family.
Johanna Soto-Dorgan
October 12, 2019
Bridgeport has lost 2 great advocates with the loss of Gabe and Kathy Biafore. They will be missed.
Bob Keeley
October 10, 2019
Sending our dearest condolences to the Biafore family
Rest In Peace Aunt Kathy
Mike & Rosa Cianfaglione
October 9, 2019
What a joy it has been to know Kathy. Working with her in our condo community, going out to lunch with the girls, or just stopping by for a chat on her patio. My respect grew when I realized what a fierce advocate Kathy could be when she sensed a 'wrong' and wanted to make it right. Kathy left a mark in her life and on those who knew her. She will be missed.
Diane & Thomas Quinn
October 8, 2019
I will really miss all your calls and cards! To your family so sorry for your loss.
JoAnn Manzo
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