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Stefania Chiara Golden


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Stefania Chiara Golden Obituary
January 22, 1931 - August 1, 2017 Stefania Chiara Golden née Fiasci, 86 years old, born to Luciano Fiaschi and Viola Gilli January 22, 1931 in Florence, Italy. She enjoyed swimming the Mediterranean Sea and the invigorating waters of Yosemite's Merced River near Wawona. In 1953, Stefania married a military officer and relocated to the Air Force Academy where her 2 children were born. As life does happen she divorced and remarried her soulmate, John Golden, in 1962 at Hollywood Presbyterian Church. Stefania enjoyed designing her one-of-a-kind high fashion clothes. One of her most notable accomplishments as a fashionista was co-designing her daughter's wedding dress which was accepted to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art collection. Stefania was a longtime member of Wilshire Country Club where she enjoyed golf and bridge amongst her cherished friends and family. On August 1st, Stefania passed peacefully in her sleep on a warm Seattle morning. Stefania is survived by her sister Fiamma Fiaschi of Florence; son Wingate and Donna Jones of New Orleans; daughter Lezlie and Neal Stobaugh of Seattle; and her five grandchildren: Kelsy Stobaugh, Tayler Stobaugh, Wingate Jones III, Ryan Jones, and Chandler Jones. Her husband, John Golden, predeceased her January 2001. Stefania's funeral service will be held Saturday, August 12th, 9:00AM at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles. A reception celebrating her life immediately follows from 11:30am to 3:00pm at Il Cielo, 9018 Burton Way, Beverly Hills.. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Lupus Foundation of America, 2121 K Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037-1830.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 8 to Aug. 9, 2017
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