1947 - 2021
STEPHANIE ANN BURETTA January 29, 1947 - January 6, 2021 In loving memory of a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother, Stephanie Ann Buretta passed away from an extended illness of the Covid-19 Virus from China and the associated complications from it on January 6, 2021. She was almost 74 years old. Stephanie was born in Missouri on January 29, 1947 and moved to California in 1975 with her husband of 52 years Gerald "Gerry" Buretta. She was known to be a very kind and sincere person and everyone loved her from the very first time that they met her. She had a great sense of humor and was a talented artist. She was a person of great faith and prayed daily for those who wronged her. Stephanie worked for PBS for 20 years and won several awards for the Great TV Auction, which she managed. She moved to Nevada in 2003 with her husband and worked for Swarovski for 10 years before retiring. She is survived by her loving family-her husband, Gerald (Gerry), two sons: John Buretta of New York, Michael Buretta of California, and four siblings: Tina and Tom of California, Marianne of Colorado, and Susan of Kansas. She also has five granddaughters surviving her: Anna and Emma of New York, Florence of California, and two special granddaughters: Rebekah Heng of Cambodia, and Shayla Pedersen of Henderson, Nevada. In lieu of flowers or remembrances, please send a tax-deductible donation in Stephanie's memory to: All Things Possible For The Cambodia Women's House Of Refuge, P.O. Box 63176, Colorado Springs, Co 80962 or on line at: refuge/. Visitation will be at Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89123 (702-464-8500) on January 12 from 12:30 to 3:00 PM with a brief eulogy at 1:00 PM followed by internment on January 13.

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Published by Palm Eastern Mortuary and Cemetery on Jan. 10, 2021.
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You are the love of my life. I miss you so much and there will never be another one like you. While you are not with us now, you will always be within us forever. Thank you for 56 years of beautiful memories. Love you forever.
Gerry Buretta
January 19, 2021
Stephanie was always so generous with gifting my babies the finest presents when they were born. Always the best. She was so thoughtful and knew exactly what a new mother needed. Thank you Stephanie and God Bless you.
Vinita Volk
January 18, 2021
Stephanie, you have been the Love of My Life from the first time we met and for 52 years, I was blessed to be able to call you my Bride. I will always love you and will always thank God for our life together. While you are no longer with us, you will always be within our hearts forever. You are deeply missed by your family and we will always remember how kind you always were and how blessed we are to be your family. Love you
Gerry Buretta
January 18, 2021
Gerry and family, we are sending prayers for a peaceful heart. When you light a candle, think of a special memory with your beloved Stephanie and you will see that the flame grows brighter. She will always be there for you. May God bless you all.
Marshall and Rebecca Pettit
January 12, 2021
Joe & I send our prayers & love to Gerald& his families, CA, NY,& Cambodia on the loss of our dear precious sister-in-law We know you will treasure all the beautiful memories Created by Stephanie !
Joseph Volk
January 12, 2021
God saw that you were getting tired - He said come with me, no more pain and no more suffering. You are now with God, but we will miss you so very much. You were a wonderful person, Love you!
Loretta Pittaluga
January 12, 2021
May all your loved ones cherish fond memories of the best of times with stories and pictures for years to come!
January 11, 2021
I am sorry for your loss Gerry, Michael and John and the rest of your family. May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss. Tina, Tom, Marianne and Susan I am so sorry for the loss of your sister. I am thinking about you and sending love. Stephanie was my favorite cousin when I was growing up. Though we haven't seen each other in years, I have thought of her so often. May God put Stephanie in a special place where she will be watching the people who loved and cherished her! Sincerely, Susan Moynihan Ciluffo
Susan Moynihan CIluffo
January 11, 2021
With memories of a friend.
Francis Mohan
January 11, 2021
Phil and I are truly so very sad for you and your family. We will always remember Stephanie fondly and both of you as a couple. We are so grateful that we got to attend your 50th Wedding Anniversary. What a blessing for all of us to attend that. God bless you all.
Phil and Sis Sansone (Esther)
January 11, 2021
My condolences to Gerry and all the family. I worked with Stephanie for many years at ValleyPBS television in California's Central Valley. I have fond memories of sharing many lunches and noontime walks with her. Sharing our faith often gave us a midday boost. She was a kind person with a great work ethic. God be with Gerry and the family and give them comfort and peace.
Carol Riley Calderon
January 11, 2021
Sweet Stephanie, I am so thankful that God shared you with me for these past few years Your heart was so pure and your hunger for the Lord was growing it was so fun when you would come over I would make you your latte and we would do Bible studies I will have wonderful memories of our friendship God bless and thankful that you are with the Lord No More Tears no more pain and at peace and I pray for peace for your beautiful family family, I miss you Your friend Jane Lasky
Jane Lasky
January 11, 2021
Stephanie was a kind and generous woman. She was filled with love and her laughter and fun personality lit up the room and was infectious. I liked to say that she had magic fairy dust as when I left after spending time with her, I felt a great warmth in my heart. The example of Gerry and Stephanie´s marriage and love for one another was inspirational to me and reflected those found in the pages of the Scriptures. I am praying for you, Gerry, Michael, and John and all who love. May you find great comfort and peace in knowing that she has gone to the One she entrusted her eternal soul to. I can see that beautiful smile and my heart is comforted knowing first that she is no longer suffering and second, I have the hope of seeing her again, one day. May the Lord surround you with His light, love, and comfort.
Wanda Pedersen
January 11, 2021
My dear sister Stephanie was a beautiful and kind woman who loved her family very much, especially her children and grandchildren. Steph had a great sense of humor and was a talented and creative painter who loved reading and playing with her granddaughters. Her death is a tragic loss.
January 10, 2021
Dear Gerry, We´re so sorry for your tragic loss. Stephanie had a certain sparkle about her, especially when it came to her painting and her grandchildren. She had such a good heart We will always remember the happy times we spent together at home and social events. We will truly miss her. Our sincere condolences.
Tony and Angelina Orzada
January 10, 2021
May you rest in Eternal Peace at the side of our Lord.
Danny & Lillian Cordero
January 10, 2021
So very sorry. Sending prayers, love and hugs.
Cindy Morton
January 10, 2021
Gerry, Michael and John: You gave Stephanie the best years of her life. May peace quietly return to your hearts. Stephanie and her kindness will live on amongst all who knew and loved her. Marianne
January 10, 2021
My heart is with you and your family.
Bill Thompson
January 10, 2021
Dear Gerry! With our deepest sympathy, at this time of your great sorrow. Stay strong. And may all the good memories of Stephanie, get you through these sad times! Sincerely, Roswitha and Rudi
Roswitha and Rudi Koch
January 10, 2021
as people of the Jewish faith say, May Her Memory be a blessing.. Sending Gerry all our love .
Joyce Douglas
January 10, 2021
Our deepest sympothy.
Alan & Sue Oberbeck
January 10, 2021
Sending my sympathies. Stephanie was a dynamic and compassionate woman.
Jean Thompson
January 10, 2021
Dear Gerald Stephany was such a wonderful person; we really enjoyed her company and conversation when she came to St. Louis and also when we visited you in Fresno, California. We will miss her greatly. Love Rich and Jan Tice
Rich and Jan Tice
January 10, 2021
My deepest condolences to Gerry, John and Michael. She was a great friend of ours. Bob
Bob Saathoff
January 10, 2021